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    Sale 2003

    Important American Paintings, Drawings And Sculpture

    21 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 125

    Frederic Remington (1861-1909)

    A Manchurian Bandit

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Frederic Remington (1861-1909)
    A Manchurian Bandit
    signed '-Frederic Remington-' (lower left)
    oil en grisaille on canvas
    30 x 20¼ in. (76.2 x 51.4 cm.)
    Painted circa 1904.


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    Provenance

    Katherine Matthies, Waterbury, Connecticut.
    Estate of the above.
    Christie's, New York, 4 December 1987, lot 168.
    Acquired by the present owner from the above.


    Literature

    Collier's Weekly, December 10, 1904, p. 13, illustrated.
    P.H. Hassrick and M.J. Webster, Frederic Remington: A Catalogue Raisonné of Paintings, Watercolors and Drawings, vol. II, Cody, Wyoming, 1996, p. 793, no. 2735, illustrated.