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Frederic Remington

 (1861 - 1909)
Frederic Sackrider Remington was active/lived in New York, Kansas, Connecticut.  Frederic Remington is known for western painting and sculpture, illustration.

Frederic Remington

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Born at Canton, New York, Frederic Remington became the foremost turn-of -the-century illustrator, painter, and sculptor of western action-packed subjects with cowboys, Indians, horses, soldiers, and other frontier characters. His style was realistic, and much of his work was narrative with strong implication that the West belonged to the white man, but his Indians were portrayed with dignity and nobility.

During his lifetime, Remington created about 25 bronzes with the most famous being "The Bronco Buster", and one of the largest being the cowboy statue for Fairmount Park in Philadelphia. He also did about 3000 paintings, some which he burned towards the end of his life.

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About  Frederic Remington

Born:  1861 - Canton, New York
Died:   1909 - Ridgefield, Connecticut
Known for:  western painting and sculpture, illustration