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Frederic Remington
THE CHEYENNE
Estimate
60,00080,000
LOT SOLD. 87,500 USD
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71

SOLD BY THE ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO

Frederic Remington
THE CHEYENNE
Estimate
60,00080,000
LOT SOLD. 87,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Frederic Remington
1861 - 1909
THE CHEYENNE
inscribed Copyright by/Frederic Remington (on the base) and ROMAN BRONZE WORKS N-Y- (along the base); also inscribed N46 (beneath the base)

bronze with brown patina
height: 21 inches (53.3 cm)
Modeled in 1901; cast in 1917.
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Provenance

John Gans, Staten Island, New York
Estate of the above, 1974
Mrs. Leo Talitz
Lillian Nassau Ltd., New York, 1979
Arthur Rubloff, Chicago, Illinois
Bequest to the present owner from the above, 1987

Literature

Bruce Wear, The Bronze World of Frederic Remington, Tulsa, Oklahoma, 1966, p. 66, illustration of another example p. 67
Harold McCracken, The Frederic Remington Book: A Pictorial History of the West, Garden City, New York, 1966, illustration of another example fig. 367
Peter Hassrick, Frederic Remington: Paintings, Drawings, and Sculpture in the Amon Carter Museum and the Sid W. Richardson Foundation Collections, New York, 1973, no. 84, p. 192, illustration of another example p. 193
Patricia Janis Broder, Bronzes of the American West, New York, 1974, illustration of another example p. 131
Michael Edward Shapiro, Cast and Recast: The Sculpture of Frederic Remington, Washington, D.C., 1981, pp. 48, 73-76, 101, illustrations of other examples figs. 28, 63-67
Michael Edward Shapiro and Peter Hassrick, Frederic Remington: The Masterworks, New York, 1988, pp. 195, 198-99, 210, 214, 227, illustration of another example p. 193 
Michael D. Greenbaum, Icons of the West: Frederic Remington's Sculpture, Ogdensburg, New York, 1996, pp. 89-93, 186, illustrations of other examples pp. 88, 90-93

Catalogue Note

According to the Roman Bronze Works ledgers, there were approximately 21 lost-wax castings of The Cheyenne made before Frederic Remington’s death in December 1909. Prior to the death of his wife Eva in 1918, approximately 70 additional castings were produced.

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