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Frederick Remington

American painter and sculptor

Brief biography, in most instances from the Union List of Artist Names® Online:
Remington is known as one of the premier artist of the American West. During the 1880s, he traveled through the Dakotas, Montana, the Arizona Territory, and Texas, returning to New York in 1885, with the desire to record the vanishing wilderness. In 1895, he began to exhibit his bronzes of cowboys and horses in motion. After 1900, his illustrative style shifted to one of Impressionism, as he became influenced by the work of Monet, Childe Hassam, and John H. Twatchman. In addition to his paintings and sculpture, he wrote eight books and numerous short stories on the Wild West.

Artist ID number in the Union List of Artist Names®: ULAN 500024759.
The ULAN link above leads to a cataloging authority record at the Getty Research Institute.

Objects related to Frederick Remington:

Henry Wolf after Frederick Remington Bucking Bronco, 1888 Wood engraving on wove paper
Henry Wolf after Frederick Remington Bucking Bronco, 1888 Block for wood engraving [the block itself]
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