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Frederic Remington (1861 – 1909)
The Story of Where the Sun Goes (1907)
oil on canvas
27 × 36 inches
signed lower left

Labels, various exhibitions

The Story of Where the Sun Goes is listed as number 2838 in the Frederic Remington Catalogue Raisonné.

Frank Marion, Stamford, Connecticut, by 1911
Schweitzer Gallery, New York, New York
James Graham & Sons, New York, by 1963
L. R. French, Jr., Odessa, Texas, by 1967
Present owner, 1989

M. Knoedler & Co., New York, New York, December 1907
Whitney Gallery of Western Art, Cody, Wyoming, May 1 - September 15, 1963
Frederic Remington: A Retrospective Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture, The Paine Art Center, Oshkosh, Wisconsin, August 1 - September 24, 1967
Whitney Gallery of Western Art, Cody, Wyoming, 1974
Art of the Old West, Palm Springs Desert Museum, Palm Springs, California, February-April 1987
Frederic Remington, The Color of Night: National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., April 13 - July 13, 2003; The Gilcrease Museum, Tulsa, Oklahoma, August 10 - November 9, 2003; The Denver Art Museum, Denver, Colorado, December 13, 2003 - March 14, 2004

Frederic Remington “The Story of Where the Sun Goes,” Collier’s Weekly, Vol. 40, No. 9 (P. F. Collier & Son, November 23, 1907), pages 18-19, illustrated color halftone
Harold McCracken, The Frederic Remington Book (Garden City, New York: 1966), page 91, plate 115, illustrated
Exhibition Catalog, Frederic Remington: A Catalogue (Oshkosh, WI: The Paine Art Center and Arboretum, 1967), no. 57, illustrated
Exhibition Catalog, Art of the Old West (Palm Springs, CA: Palm Springs Desert Museum, 1987), page 16, no. 5, illustrated
Peter H. Hassrick and Melissa J. Webster, Frederic Remington A Catalogue Raisonné of Paintings, Watercolors and Drawings, Volume II (Cody, WY: Buffalo Bill Historical Center, 1996), page 817, illustrated halftone
Nancy K. Anderson, Frederic Remington, The Color of Night (Princeton, NJ: National Gallery of Art in association with Princeton University Press, 2003), pages 152-3, illustrated


Frederic Remington

1861 – 1909

The Story of Where the Sun Goes (1907)
oil on canvas
27 × 36 inches
signed lower left
Sold at Auction: $1,705,000
Condition ReportSurface condition excellent. Unlined, and original canvas. Spots of inpainting on lower-right corner at edge of frame. Three spots of inpainting in lower-left corner, along edge of frame. Two spots of inpainting along center of left edge.

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