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    Frederic Remington (American, 1861-1909)
    On the Bighorn (Dedication of the Custer Monument; Custer Monument on the Little Big Horn), circa 1892
    Ink and wash on board
    22 x 30-1/2 inches (55.9 x 77.5 cm)
    Signed lower left: Frederic Remington
    Titled on the reverse: The Custer Monument on the Little Big Horn

    PROVENANCE:
    Harry T. Peters;
    The Old Print Shop, Inc., New York, 1946;
    Kennedy Galleries Inc., New York, October 1962;
    Mr. and Mrs. James Ryan Williams, Cincinnati, Ohio;
    Mongerson Wunderlich Galleries, Chicago, Illinois;
    Christie's, New York, May 21, 1998, lot 181;
    Private collection, acquired from the above.

    EXHIBITED:
    The Old Print Shop Inc., Harry Shaw Newman Gallery, New York, "Frederic Remington Exhibition," June-July 1946;
    Paine Art Center and Arboretum, Oshkosh, Wisconsin, and elsewhere, "Frederic Remington: A Retrospective Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture," August 1-September 24, 1967;
    Buffalo Bill Historical Center, Cody, Wyoming, "Frederic Remington: An Exhibition Honoring Harold McCracken," May 1-September 30, 1974.

    LITERATURE:
    J.G. Whittier, The Poetical Works of John Greenleaf Whittier in Four Volumes, Vol. 3, Boston, Massachusetts, 1892, opp. p. 372, halftone;
    H. Card, Scrapbooks of Remington illustrations, Vol. 1-9, compiled c. 1945, Buffalo Bill Historical Center, Cody, Wyoming;
    Antiques, November 1948;
    "Recent Acquisitions in Important Western and Sporting Paintings and Sculpture," The Kennedy Quarterly, Vol. 3, no. 2, October 1962;
    R. Gregg, Frederic Remington: A Retrospective Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture, exhibition catalogue, Oshkosh, Wisconsin, 1967;
    Frederic Remington: An Exhibition Honoring Harold McCracken, exhibition catalogue, Cody, Wyoming, 1974.
    P.H. Hassrick and M.J. Webster, Frederic Remington A Catalogue Raisonné of Paintings, Watercolors and Drawings, Vol. 1, Cody, Wyoming, 1996, p. 425, no. 1463, illustrated;
    Mongerson, Wunderlich, Frederic Remington's West, Chicago, Illinois, 1997.


    More information about Frederic Remington, also known as Remington, Frederic, Frederic Remington, Remington, Frederic Sackrider.



    Condition Report*: Framed under glass. Hinged to mat along all edges, preventing inspection of the extreme edges. Overall toning. 5 inch soft crease in lower right corner supported by tape on verso. Mild spots of foxing.
    Framed Dimensions 31.5 X 40 Inches
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