Remington, Frederic, 1861-1909

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Dates:
Birth 1861-10-04
Death 1909-12-26
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Biographical notes:

Frederic Remington was born October 4, 1861 in Canton, New York. He was educated at the Vermont Episcopal Institute and attended Yale University. He worked as a cowboy, scout, and ran a sheep and mule ranch in the west. He married Eva Caten on October 1, 1884. Remington was a painter, sculptor and illustrator of Indians, cowbnoys and the American soldier at war. His travels took him to Germany, Russia, North Africa, Cuba and all over North America. Frederic Remington died December 26, 1909 in New Rochelle, New York from peritonitis following an appendectomy.

From the description of Frederic Remington collection, 1874-1925. (St. Lawrence University). WorldCat record id: 41272457

Frederic Remington was an American painter, illustrator, and sculptor. He is known for his depictions of life in the West. He was born in New York State and lived there, traveling to the West for only a few months at a time. During the Spanish-American War he worked as a war correspondent and illustrator.

From the description of Scrapbook containing information and pictures pertaining to Frederic Remington, 1905-1930. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 62320528

American painter, sculptor, and writer. He is often considered as being among the leading documentary artists of the American West.

From the description of Letters, ca. 1900. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122497285

Western artist; best known for paintings, drawings, and sculptures of cowboys and Indians. Illustrated many books, including his own.

From the description of Papers, 1890-1961. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 13591152

American painter, sculptor, and illustrator known for his depictions of the American West; born in Canton, New York, and resettled in New York in 1885.

From the description of Album, 1888-1891, undated. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58774738

Illustrator, writer, painter, and sculptor.

From the description of Letter : New Rochelle, N.Y., to Chas. A. Woodruff, [between 1890 and 1909]. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 35208509

American painter, illustrator and sculptor particularly known for his American West scenes of cowboys, Indians and U. S. Cavalry.

From the description of [Letter, 1905] Jun. 8, Ingleneuk, Chippewa Bay, N.Y. [to] Wheelock / Frederic Remington. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 320955508

Biographical note: American artist.

From the description of Frederic Remington prints (reproductions), ca. 1890-1899. (Arizona Historical Society, Southern Arizona Division). WorldCat record id: 671499588

American painter, sculptor, and writer, who is regarded as the leading documentary artist of the American West.

From the description of Letter, ca. 1900. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122535947

American artist and author.

From the description of Letters of Frederic Remington [manuscript], 1888-ca.1908. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647814421

Frederic Remington, born October 4, 1861, in Canton, New York, was an American artist and writer who is most famous for his depictions of the American West. Remington studied at the School of Fine Arts at Yale University for a short time before leaving school to explore and document the disappearing West. His first illustration was published in Harper's Weekly in 1882 and he quickly established himself as an illustrator with regular publications in other widely circulated magazines, including The Century Illustrated and Scribner's Magazine . He was also an accomplished painter and in his later life mastered the art of sculpture.

While he is best known as an artist, Remington also published works of fiction, including numerous books and short stories about the West. His novel John Ermine of the Yellowstone (1902) was adapted for the stage by playwright Louis Evan Shipman and produced on Broadway in 1903. Remington died on December 26, 1909, in Ridgefield, Connecticut.

From the guide to the Frederic Remington Collection, 1888-1909 (bulk 1902-1909), (The University of Texas at Austin, Harry Ransom Center)

Sculptor, painter; Ridgefield, Conn.

Specialized in scenes of the American west.

From the description of Frederic Remington letters, 1890-1891 and [undated]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122502858

Painter and sculptor.

Remington was most noted for scenes of the American West.

From the description of Letters, 1889-1909. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155468279

Illustrator, painter, sculptor, best known for his portrayal of the American West.

Remington was born in Canton, N.Y., and spent his childhood there and in Ogdensburg, where his father was customs collector. He married Eva Caten in 1884.

From the description of Papers, 1813-1948, 1872-1909 (bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155467079

Illustrator, painter, sculptor.

Remington was primarily known for his scenes of the American West.

From the description of Papers, 1875-1961, 1875-1909 (bulk) (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155494622

Painter, sculptor, etcher, and illustrator

New Rochelle, New York and Ridgefield, Connecticut.

From the description of Frederic Remington papers, 1880-1908. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86093778

Artist of the American West.

During a career that spanned less than twenty-five years, Frederic Remington produced a huge body of work illustration, painting, sculpture, fiction and non-fiction - the vast majority of it centered on the West. His influence in shaping the West of the popular imagination cannot be overstated.

From the description of Drawings, 18?? (University of Florida). WorldCat record id: 50132094

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.

From the description of Frederic Remington letters, 1895-1908. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122404443

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