FREDERIC REMINGTON (1861-1909)
FREDERIC REMINGTON (1861-1909)
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The Rattlesnake

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FREDERIC REMINGTON (1861-1909)
The Rattlesnake
inscribed 'Copyright by/Frederic Remington' and 'ROMAN BRONZE WORKS./N.Y.' (on the base)—inscribed 'No. 18' (under the base)
bronze with greenish black patina
25 1⁄2 in. (64.8 cm.) high
Modeled in 1908; cast by 1910.
Provenance
James Graham & Sons, New York.
Private collection, acquired from the above, 1954.
Private collection, by descent.
Sotheby's, New York, 19 May 2010, lot 51, sold by the above.
Acquired by the late owner from the above.
Literature
H. McCracken, Frederic Remington: Artist of the Old West, New York, 1947, n.p., pl. 47, another example illustrated.
The Paine Art Center and Arboretum, Frederic Remington: A Retrospective Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture, exhibition catalogue, Oshkosh, Wisconsin, 1967, n.p., no. 52, another example illustrated.
P.H. Hassrick, Frederic Remington: Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture in the Amon Carter Museum and the Sid W. Richardson Foundation Collections, New York, 1973, pp. 200-01, another example illustrated.
Denver Art Museum, Frederic Remington: The Late Years, exhibition catalogue, Denver, Colorado, 1981, p. 61, another example illustrated.
M.E. Shapiro, Cast and Recast: The Sculpture of Frederic Remington, exhibition catalogue, Washington, D.C., 1981, pp. 54, 111, another example illustrated.
M.E. Shapiro, P.H. Hassrick, Frederic Remington: The Masterworks, New York, 1988, pp. 212-13, pls. 59-60, another example illustrated.
Gerald Peters Gallery, Frederic Remington, exhibition catalogue, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 1991, pp. 16, 43, 45, another example illustrated.
M.D. Greenbaum, Icons of the West: Frederic Remington's Sculpture, Ogdensburg, New York, 1996, pp. 123-28, 196, another example illustrated.
Gerald Peters Gallery, Remington: The Years of Critical Acclaim, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 1998, pp. 110-11, another example illustrated.
B. Dippie, The Frederic Remington Art Museum Collection, Ogdensburg, New York, 2001, pp. 198-201, another example illustrated.

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