25 April 2007
Property from the Collection of Helen Leale Harper, Jr.
Frederic Remington (1861-1909)
"The Man Continued His Limber Flight"
signed 'Frederic Remington.' (lower left)
watercolor, ink, gouache and pencil en grisaille on paper laid down on board
21 x 21¾ in. (53.3 x 55.2 cm.)
Executed circa 1894.
Private collection, New York, acquired from the above.
By descent to the present owner.
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Harper's Monthly, May 1894, p. 915, illustrated.
P.H. Hassrick and M.J. Webster, Frederic Remington: A Catalogue Raisonné of Paintings, Watercolors and Drawings, vol. II, Cody, Wyoming, 1996, p. 508, no. 1819, illustrated.
The present work was commissioned as an illustration for the story "A Kinsman of Red Cloud" by Owen Wister, which appeared in the May 1894 issue of Harper's Monthly.
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