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Sketch of a Texas Ranger for "How the Law Got into the Chaparral"

Photo: Elizabeth Mann

Sketch of a Texas Ranger for "How the Law Got into the Chaparral"

1896

Frederic Remington

American, born Canton, New York, 1861; died Ridgefield, Connecticut, 1909

Ink on wood pulp paper mounted on wood pulp paper board
15 3/4 × 11 in. (40 × 27.9 cm)
Framed: 22 1/4 × 17 × 1 1/2 in. (56.5 × 43.2 × 3.8 cm)
Gift of the Estate of Bruce Leven
2018.5.5
Provenance: The artist, sold to Harper’s publishers, New York, 1896; [Joseph T. Berlin Fine Arts, Polson, Montana]; sold to [A.J. Kollar Fine Paintings, Seattle, Washington]; sold to donor
Photo: Elizabeth Mann
location
Not currently on view

Resources

Published ReferencesRemington, Frederic. “How the Law Got into the Chaparral,” Harper’s New Monthly Magazine 94, no. 559 (December 1896): p. 60, reproduced.

McCracken, Harold. Frederic Remington: Artist of the Old West. Philadelphia and New York: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1947. Listed p. 132 [as Sketch of Texas Ranger].

cf. Splete, Allen p. and Marilyn D. Frederic Remington—Selected Letters. New York: Abbeville press, 1988 [to Owen Wister, March 1896, re: trip to Texas and article and illustrations on Texas Rangers].

Hassrick, Peter H. and Melissa J. Webster. Frederic Remington: A Catalogue Raisonné of Paintings, Watercolors and Drawings. Seattle and London: University of Washington press for Buffalo Bill Historical Center. 2 vols. Cat. no. 2112, vol. II, p. 592, reproduced.

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