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Frederic Remington
"THE GREAT BEAST CAME CRASHING TO EARTH"
Estimate
20,00030,000
LOT SOLD. 52,500 USD
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82
Frederic Remington
"THE GREAT BEAST CAME CRASHING TO EARTH"
Estimate
20,00030,000
LOT SOLD. 52,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Frederic Remington
1861 - 1909
"THE GREAT BEAST CAME CRASHING TO EARTH"
signed Frederic Remington (lower left); also inscribed "Charged by a Buffalo"/Roosevelt in St. Nicholas (on the reverse)
ink wash heightened with white on board
14 by 19 inches
(35.6 by 48.3 cm)
Executed in 1889.
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This work is number 0054 in the online catalogue raisonné of the artist's work at remington.centerofthewest.org.

Provenance

J.N. Bartfield Galleries, New York
Peter Keisogioff Rare Books, circa 1960s (acquired from the above; sold: Sotheby's, New York, December 2, 2010, lot 104)
J.N. Bartfield Galleries, New York (acquired at the above sale) 
Acquired by the present owner from the above

Literature

Theodore Roosevelt, "Buffalo Hunting," St. Nicholas, December 1889, illustrated as an engraving p. 142
Peter H. Hassrick and Melissa J. Webster, Frederic Remington: A Catalogue Raisonné of Paintings, Watercolors and Drawings, vol. 1, Cody, Wyoming, 1996, no. 44, p. 198, illustrated as an engraving

American Art

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New York