Frederic Remington

Frederic Remington

Frederic Remington (1861—1909) was a painter, sculptor, and writer known for depicting the Western United States.

Frederic Remington Summary

  • Born in Canton, New York, he grew up in a military-oriented environment
  • Traveled through Montana and Kansas as a truant and found inspiration in the landscape
  • Produced illustrations for a living; among these a book by Theodore Roosevelt
  • Became sought-after a portraitist of soldiers and cowboys in the Wild West
  • Acted as a war correspondent from Cuba during the American-Spanish War (1898)
  • Two of his paintings were chosen to be used for postal stamps while he was still alive

Frederic Remington’s Famous Works

  • The Lookout (1887)
  • Aiding a Comrade (1890)
  • The Broncho Buster (1895)
  • The Mier Expedition — The Drawing of the Black Bean (1896)
  • The Blanket Signal (c. 1898)
  • Cold Morning on the Range (1904)
  • The Sargeant (1904)
  • Shotgun Hospitality (1908)
  • The Cowboy (1908)
  • The Stampede; Horse Thieves (1909)

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