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    Frederic Remington (American, 1861-1909)
    Set of Five Interior Illustrations for The Song of Hiawatha, 1889
    Ink on board (four); ink on paper (one)
    10 x 7 inches (25.4 x 17.8 cm) (sight, largest)
    Each inscribed: Stone mortar & pestle for grain; 238; 224 a contrast; 256; Hiawatha-prehistoric / 203

    PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF NEAL GLASS, LONG ISLAND, NEW YORK

    INCLUDES:
    A) Boy, Ideal Sketch;
    B) Prehistoric Hoe and Knife;
    C) Stone Mortar and Pestle for Grain;
    D) War Club;
    E) Whip.

    PROVENANCE:
    Sotheby Parke Bernet, Inc., New York, 1980;
    Collection of Neal Glass, Long Island, New York;
    Estate of the above.

    LITERATURE:
    H. W. Longfellow, The Song of Hiawatha, 1891, p. 26, 52, 88, 135, and 232, illustrated;
    P. Hassrick and M. Webster, Frederic Remington: A Catalogue Raisonné of Paintings, Watercolors and Drawings, Volume I, Cody, Wyoming, 1996, pp. 211, 256, 286, 293, 300, no. 601, 809, 872, 904, and 935, illustrated.


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



    Condition Report*: Stone mortar & pestle for grain measures 7 x 6.25 inches (sight); 238 measures 10 x 6.375 inches (sight); 224 measures 10 x 7 inches (sight); 256 measures 7 x 6.625 inches (sight); 203 measures 10 x 6.375 inches); 203 and 238 have a couple small spots of staining; all have light overall paper discoloration and pinholes; not examined out of frame; framed under glass. Framed Dimensions 29.75 X 35.5 Inches
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    June, 2018
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