FREDERIC REMINGTON (1861-1909)
FREDERIC REMINGTON (1861-1909)
FREDERIC REMINGTON (1861-1909)
FREDERIC REMINGTON (1861-1909)
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FREDERIC REMINGTON (1861-1909)

"Huskie" Dogs on the Frozen Highway (Talking Musquash)

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FREDERIC REMINGTON (1861-1909)
"Huskie" Dogs on the Frozen Highway (Talking Musquash)
signed 'Frederic Remington' (lower right)
watercolor, gouache, and ink on paper
17 3⁄4 x 28 1⁄4 in. (45.1 x 71.8 cm.)
Executed in 1892.
Provenance
J.N. Bartfield Galleries, New York.
Hirschl & Adler Galleries, Inc., New York.
Trailside Galleries, Scottsdale, Arizona.
Private collection, New York, acquired from the above, 1989.
Sotheby's, New York, 30 November 2005, lot 212, sold by the above.
Acquired by the late owner from the above.
Literature
J. Ralph, “Talking Musquash,” Harper’s Monthly, March 1892, frontispiece illustration.
P.H. Hassrick, M.J. Webster, Frederic Remington: A Catalogue Raisonné of Paintings, Watercolors and Drawings, vol. I, Cody, Wyoming, 1996, p. 430, no. 1482, illustrated.
H. McCracken, Frederic Remington: Artist of the Old West, Houston, Texas, 1947, p. 130.

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Lot Essay

The present work was reproduced as an illustration for Julian Ralph's essay on life in the Canadian fur trade, "Talking Musquash," published in the March 1892 issue of Harper's Monthly. The term "talking musquash" refers to talking business in the fur trade.

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