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Frederic Remington (1861 – 1909)
Boots and Saddles (ca. 1890-91)
oil en grisaille on canvas
24 × 34 inches
33 × 43 × 3 inches (framed)
signed lower right

Boots and Saddles is included in the Frederic Remington Catalogue Raisonné as number 1187.

Noted Western art historian and Remington biographer Harold McCracken wrote, “The end of the Civil War in 1865 released a considerable number of contingents of the Regular Army for detail to service on the Western frontier, where they were desperately needed. Most of the war volunteers, however, had already had enough fighting and were scrambling to be mustered out to return to their families and occupations. But there was a crusading glamour about fighting wild Indians in the West and in seeing the herds of buffalo and maybe finding a gold mine; and this attracted many adventurous individuals who were willing to take what the Army offered.”

PROVENANCE
Red McCombs Collection, San Antonio, Texas

LITERATURE
Century Magazine, 1892, p. 369, illustrated
Harold McCracken, The Frederic Remington Book, Doubleday, 1966, p. 129, illustrated

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Frederic Remington

1861 – 1909

Boots and Saddles (ca. 1890-91)
oil en grisaille on canvas
24 × 34 inches
33 × 43 × 3 inches (framed)
signed lower right
$300,000 – 500,000
Condition ReportSurface is in good condition. Canvas is lined. Faint hairline cracks in the white portion of the sky. Inpainting at the edges of frame.

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