Remington, Frederic

Remington, Frederic
born Oct. 4, 1861, Canton, N.Y., U.S.
died Dec. 26, 1909, near Ridgefield, Conn.

U.S. painter, illustrator, sculptor, and war correspondent.

He studied at Yale University and New York's Art Students League. He traveled widely and specialized in depicting Native Americans, cowboys, soldiers, horses, and other aspects of life in the American West. His work is notable for its rendering of swift action and its accuracy of detail. He covered the Spanish-American War (1898) as a correspondent. The countless reproductions of his works as newspaper engravings brought him wealth and fame.

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▪ American artist
born Oct. 4, 1861, Canton, N.Y., U.S.
died Dec. 26, 1909, near Ridgefield, Conn.
 U.S. painter, illustrator, and sculptor noted for his realistic portrayals of life in the American West.

      He studied at Yale University art school and the Art Students League of New York. Thereafter he devoted himself primarily to illustrative work. He travelled widely, spending much time west of the Mississippi River, and made a specialty of depicting Indians, cowboys, soldiers, horses, and other aspects of life on the Plains. He also published a number of books and articles that served mainly as vehicles for his illustrations. During the Spanish–American War he was a war correspondent and artist. Remington was primarily a reporter, recording the image of the thing seen; his work is notable for its rendering of swift action and its accuracy of detail. The Remington Art Memorial, Ogdensburg, N.Y., contains an important collection of his paintings, illustrations, and bronze statuettes.

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