Frederic Remington letters, 1895-1908

Remington, Frederic, b. 1861 d. 1909
Painter, Sculptor, Printmaker, Illustrator
Active in Ridgefield, Conn.; New Rochelle, N.Y.

Collection size: 3 items (on partial microfilm reel)

Collection Summary: A letter from Remington to Alfred Henry Lewis, ca. 1895, and a letter to Ray Scofield, December 12, 1908. Also included is Remington's book "Pony Tracks."

Biographical/Historical Note: Sculptor, painter, etcher, illustrator; Canton, N.Y. Born on the east coast of the U.S. Due to ill health, went West, became a cowboy and gained inspiration for his portrayals of the life on the western plains.

Microfilmed 1984 along with other selected art related papers from the Gilcrease Institute.

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