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Water! is listed as number 1086 in the Frederic Remington Catalogue Raisonné.

“In the spring of 1839,—living at the time in the western part of Ohio,—being then in my twentieth year, I conceived a desire to see the great prairies of the West…,” thus begins John Bidwell’s narrative adventure for which Remington provided several illustrations, including Water!.

Gen. John Bidwell, “The First Emigrant Train to California” The Century Magazine Vol. XLI No. 1 (New York, NY: The Century Company, November 1890), page 124, illustrated wood engraving
Peter H. Hassrick and Melissa J. Webster, Frederic Remington A Catalogue Raisonné of Paintings, Watercolors and Drawings, Volume I (Cody, WY: Buffalo Bill Historical Center, 1996), page 337, illustrated halftone

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