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    Sale 2171

    Important American Paintings, Drawings, and Sculpture

    20 May 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 32

    Frederic Remington (1861-1909)

    'The Cheyenne'

    Price Realised  

    Frederic Remington (1861-1909)
    'The Cheyenne'
    inscribed 'Copyright by/Frederic Remington' and stamped 'ROMAN BRONZE WORKS N.Y.' (on the base)--inscribed '17' (beneath the base)
    bronze with greenish-brown patina
    22 in. (55.9 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Carl Dentzel, Los Angeles, California.
    Estate of the above.
    Private collection, Colorado.
    Private collection, Wyoming, 2006.


    Literature

    P. Hassrick, Frederic Remington: Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture in the Amon Carter Museum and the Sid W. Richardson Foundation Collections, New York, 1973, pp. 192-93, another example illustrated.
    M.E. Shapiro, Cast and Recast: The Sculpture of Frederic Remington, exhibition catalogue, Washington, D.C., 1981, pp. 73-76, another example illustrated.
    M.E. Shapiro and P. Hassrick, Frederic Remington: The Masterworks, New York, 1988, p. 193, pl. 55, another example illustrated.
    J. Ballinger, Frederic Remington, New York, 1989, p. 105, another example illustrated.
    R. Stewart, Frederic Remington: Masterpieces from the Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth, Texas, 1992, pp. 34-35, another example illustrated.
    M.D. Greenbaum, Icons of the West: Frederic Remington's Sculpture, Ogdensburg, New York, 1996, pp. 88-93, 185, another example illustrated.
    Gerald Peters Gallery, Remington: The Years of Critical Acclaim, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 1998, pp. 98-99, another example illustrated.
    B. Dippie, The Frederic Remington Art Museum Collection, Ogdensburg, New York, 2001, pp. 132-35, another example illustrated.