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Frederic Remington letters, 1890-1891 and [undated]

Frederic Remington letters, 1890-1891 and [undated]

Remington, Frederic, 1861-1909

Sculptor, Painter, Printmaker, Illustrator

Collection Information

Size: 3 items (on 2 partial microfilm reel)

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.

Provenance

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

Additional Forms Available

Microfilm reels D10 (fr. 1065-1069) and D30 (fr. 537-541) available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Frederic Remington letters, 1890-1891 and [undated]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.