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Lot 19
FREDERIC REMINGTON | AN EARLY MORNING BATH (A CURIOUS CUSTOM IN MEXICO)
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Property from the collection of Mr. Seymour Stein

FREDERIC REMINGTON | AN EARLY MORNING BATH (A CURIOUS CUSTOM IN MEXICO)

Estimate: 35,000 - 45,000 USD

Property from the collection of Mr. Seymour Stein

FREDERIC REMINGTON | AN EARLY MORNING BATH (A CURIOUS CUSTOM IN MEXICO)

Estimate: 35,000 - 45,000 USD

Lot Details

Description

Property from the collection of Mr. Seymour Stein

FREDERIC REMINGTON

1861 - 1909

AN EARLY MORNING BATH (A CURIOUS CUSTOM IN MEXICO)


signed Frederic Remington (lower left); also inscribed -a-curious-custom- (on the reverse)

ink and wash heightened with white on paperboard

15 x 21⅜in.; 38.1 x 54.3 cm

Executed circa 1893.

This work is number 01769 in the online catalogue raisonné of the artist's work at remington.centerofthewest.org.

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Condition Report

The paperboard may be slightly toned overall. There appears to be a few very minor abrasions at the extreme edges and a possible speck of foxing to the right of the nude figure.


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Cataloguing

Provenance

Harold McCracken, Cody, Wyoming

Barney Goldberg, Scottsdale, Arizona

Otto T. Noeding, Taos, New Mexico

Governor Bent House and Museum, Taos, New Mexico

Fenn Galleries, Santa Fe, New Mexico

Private collection, New York, 1986

Sold: Butterfields, San Francisco, California, June 15, 1995, lot 04141

Acquired by the present owner at the above sale

Exhibited

New York, The American Art Galleries, American Art Association, Paintings and Drawings by Frederic Remington, A. N. A., November 1895

Literature

Frederic Remington, "Pony Tracks," Harper's Weekly, April 13, 1895, halftone illustrated p. 347

Helen L. Card, "Frederic Remington, 1861-1909: Artist Historian of the Old West," Scrapbooks of Remington illustrations, compiled c. 1944, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, n.p.

Harold McCracken, Frederic Remington: Artist of the Old West, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1947, p. 138

Peggy and Harold Samuels, The Collected Writings of Frederic Remington, Garden City, New York, 1979

Peter H. Hassrick and Melissa J. Webster, Frederic Remington: A Catalogue Raisonné, vol. II, Seattle, Washington, 1996, no. 1769, p. 498, illustrated

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