1861 - 1909
CUSTER'S LAST CHARGE (A SABRE CHARGE)
signed Frederic Remington- (lower right)
oil en grisaille on canvas
25 by 35 inches
(63.5 by 88.9 cm)
Painted circa 1896.
This work is number 02042 in the online catalogue raisonné of the artist's work at remington.centerofthewest.org.
Grand Central Art Galleries, New York
Arthur V. Davis, New York
James Graham & Sons, New York
Mr. and Mrs. L.R. French, Jr., by 1967 (sold: Sotheby's, New York, November 30, 1989, lot 88)
Barbara Guggenheim, New York (acquired at the above sale)
Acquired by the present owner from the above
Oshkosh, Wisconsin, Paine Art Center and Arboretum; Minneapolis, Minnesota, The Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Williamstown, Massachusetts, Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Frederic Remington: A Retrospective Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture, August 1967-December 1967, no. 30, illustrated n.p.
Cody, Wyoming, Buffalo Bill Historical Center, The Art of Frederic Remington: An Exhibition Honoring Harold McCracken, May-September 1974, no. 27, illustrated p. 31
Palm Springs, California, Palm Springs Desert Museum, Art of the Old West from the L.R. French, Jr., Collection, February-April 1987, no. 4, p. 15, illustrated
Ainsworth Rand Spofford, ed., The Library of Historic Characters and Famous Events of All Nations and All Ages, vol. 10, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1896, p. 252, halftone illustrated
Harold McCracken, The Frederic Remington Book: A Pictorial History of the West, Garden City, New York, 1966, no. 217, p. 281, illustrated p. 156
National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Inventory of American Paintings, Washington, D.C., 1984, n.p.
Peter H. Hassrick and Melissa J. Webster, Frederic Remington: A Catalogue Raisonne of Paintings, Watercolors, and Drawings, vol. II, Cody, Wyoming, 1996, no. 2042, p. 575, illustrated