Frederic Remington letters, 1890-1891 and [undated]

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

Collection size: 3 items (on 2 partial microfilm reel)

Collection Summary: REEL D10: Two letters to Fred B. Schell, 1890-1891, one concerning a drawing by Remington which "can not be processed successfully as far as the piecing goes..." and "You also suggest my improving the original as far as possible-that I do not understand..." In the other, he notes that a toothache has kept him from getting "at the militia business..."

REEL D30: One letter to Homer Davenport in which Remington talks about, among other things, his new farm.

Biographical/Historical Note: Sculptor, painter; Ridgefield, Conn. Specialized in scenes of the American west.

Donated 1955-1962 by Charles E. Feinberg, an active donor and friend of AAA.

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