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    Sale 1911

    Important American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture

    29 November 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 108

    Frederic Remington (1861-1909)

    The Bell-Mare Over a Bad Place

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Frederic Remington (1861-1909)
    The Bell-Mare Over a Bad Place
    signed 'Frederic Remington' (lower right)
    ink and wash on paper
    23 x 21¾ in. (58.4 x 55.2 cm.)
    Executed circa 1893-95.


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    Provenance

    Private collection, Maine.
    Vose Galleries, Boston, Massachusetts.
    Midwestern corporation, acquired from the above, 1987.
    Sotheby's, New York, 1 December 1994, lot 191.
    J.N. Bartfield Galleries, New York.
    Acquired by the present owner from the above, circa 1997.


    Literature

    F. Remington, "Policing the Yellowstone," Harper's Weekly, January 12, 1895, p. 37, illustrated.
    F. Remington, Pony Tracks, New York, 1895, p. 178, illustrated.
    P.H. Hassrick and M.J. Webster, Frederic Remington: A Catalogue Raisonné of Paintings, Watercolors and Drawings, vol. II, Cody, Wyoming, 1996, p. 495, no. 1760, illustrated.
    Allentown Art Museum, Newsletter, Winter 1997-98, cover illustration.


    Exhibited

    New York, American Art Association, Paintings and Drawings by Frederic Remington, A.N.A, 1895, no. 13.
    Allentown, Pennsylvania, Home on the Range: Pueblos, Plains and the American Cowboy, November 2, 1997-January 11, 1998.