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Frederic  Remington
[1861-1909]
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1940 USPO stamp - ten-cent portrait of Frederic Remington [1861-1909]               short profile

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              b&w portrait photograph of Frederic Remington [1861-1909]


"Everything in the West is life!" — Frederic Remington

Painter, illustrator, writer and sculptor Frederic Remington shaped the image of the American cowboy
that still endures in America and around the world.

        Born 4 October 1861, formally trained at the Yale School of Art and at the Art Students' League, Frederic Remington headed West due to health reasons. Although he was primarily an illustrator, working for many magazines such as Harper's Weekly and Outing, he also created over three thousand paintings.
        He was a war correspondent for the Hearst newspapers during the Spanish-American War of 1898, and witnessed the assaults on San Juan Hill.
        He died 26 December 1909, from complications following an appendectomy.

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Frederic Remington entry at Wikipedia
Frederic Remington at Artcyclopedia
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PBS Remington documentary  "Frederic Remington: The Truth of Other Days"
[PBS documentary aired 5 August 1991]

Produced, co-written & directed by Thomas L. Neff;
voice-overs by Gregory Peck & Ned Beatty
Homevision color VHS [6/2000] out of prodn/used
full credits at IMDb PBS program homepage

Museum  Links

Frederic Remington Art Museum [NY]
Sid Richardson Collection of Western Art [TX]
Columbia Museum of Art [SC]
2003 exhibition at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC
Frederic Remington Online Art Museum
Tigertail Virtual Museum

Other  Links

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small Remington bronzes for sale
Remington art at Bronze Works
Remington info pages at The Athenaeum artsite [est. 2000] plus gallery of 133 works


Art  Gallery

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"Breaking ???" painting by Frederic Remington           "Cavalry Charge"painting by Frederic Remington

Frederic Remington 200+ Western Paintings in Kindle format by Daniel & Denise Ankele of Grover Beach, California  "Frederic Remington: 200+ Western Paintings" for Kindle [2011]
by Daniel & Denise Ankele

Kindle Edition from the authors [6/2011] for $6.95
Up-front index has hotlinks to each painting, but Amazon customer complains
that there is no information on each painting's page and returning to the index
causes things to go haywire.


Art  Books

Remington / Color of Night book by Nancy K. Anderson  "Frederic Remington: The Color of Night" [2003]
by Nancy K. Anderson, with Alexander Nemerov & William C. Sharpe
— includes 72 'nocturnal' works
Princeton Univ Press 11½x9¾ hardcover [4/2003] for $33.07
National Gallery of Art pb [4/2003] out of print/used
exhibition webpages at the National Gallery of Art
Remington Art Museum Collection book by Brian W. Dippie  
"The Frederic Remington Art Museum Collection" [2001]
by Brian W. Dippie

Harry N. Abrams 11¾x12 hardcover [4/2001] for $32.67
Frederic Remington / Hogg Brothers Collection book by Emily Ballew Neff  "Frederic Remington: The Hogg Brothers Collection of The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston" [2000]
by Emily Ballew Neff

Princeton Univ Press 12¼x10 hardcover [2/2000] for $34.97
Princeton Univ Press pb [2/2000] out of print/used
Frederic Remington Catalogue Raisonne book by Peter H. Hassrick & Melissa J. Webster  "Frederic Remington: A Catalogue Raisonne of Paintings, Watercolors & Drawings" [1996]
by Peter H. Hassrick & Melissa J. Webster

BBHC book & CD-ROM [6/96] for $250.00
Frederic Remington / Turn-Of-The-Century America book by Alexander Nemerov  "Frederic Remington & Turn-Of-The-Century America" [1995]
by Alexander Nemerov

Yale Univ Press 10¼x7¼ hardcover [11/95] for $60.00
Frederic Remington Library of American Art Series book by James K. Ballinger  "Frederic Remington" (Library of American Art Series) [1989]
by James K. Ballinger

Harry N. Abrams 12¼x9¼ hardcover [11/89] out of print/used
Remington and Russell art book by Brian W. Dippie  "Remington and Russell: The Sid Richardson Collection" [1982]
by Brian W. Dippie

Univ TX Press Revised Edition pb [1994] for $25.53
Univ TX Press hardcover [7/82] out of print/many, many used
Frederic Remington Drawings & Illustrations book by Henry C. Pitz  "Frederic Remington: 173 Drawings and Illustrations" [1972]
Selected & with an Introduction by Henry C. Pitz

Crimenently! Amazon reviewer says all illustrations are black-and-white!
Dover Publns 11¾x9 pb [6/72] for $16.96
Peter Smith Publr 12¼x9½ hardcover [6/80] out of print/used

Books  by  Frederic Remington

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"Pony Tracks" [1892]

Crooked Trails stories & illustrations by Frederic Remington  "Crooked Trails" [10 stories; 1898]
Stories & illustrations by Frederic Remington

BiblioBazaar pb [1/2007] for $10.99
Digital Scanning 9x6 pb [2/2001] for $14.95
Digital Scanning 9¼x6¼ hardcover [2/2001] for $27.95
Irvington hardcover [6/70] for $17.00

"Sundown Leflare" [stories 1899]

"Men With The Bark On" [stories 1900]

"John Ermine of The Yellowstone" [novel 1902]

b&w illustration from Frederic Remington's "The Way of An Indian" novel   "The Way of An Indian" [Feb 1906 novel]
by Frederic Remington

Hard Press 9x6 pb [11/2006] for $9.95
Kessinger Publng 9x6 hardcover [6/2008] for $32.64
IndyPublish 9x6¼ hardcover [11/2004] for $32.99
Frederic Remington's Own West book  "Frederic Remington's Own West: The Great Western Artist's Eyewitness Accounts of His Expeditions & Adventures On The Frontier" [1960]
Written & illustrated by Frederic Remington; edited & with an Introduction by Harold McCracken
— includes 26 tales
Budget Books Service 9¾x7¾ hardcover [5/94] out of print/many used
Dial/Promontory hardcover [1/60] out of print/many used

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