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Frederic Remington letters, 1890-1891 and [undated]

Creator:
Remington, Frederic, 1861-1909
Subject:
Davenport, Homer
Schell, Frederic B.
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
3 items (on 2 partial microfilm reel)
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
REEL D10: Two letters to Fred B. Schell, 1890-1891, one concerning a drawing by Remington which "can not be processed successfully as far as the piecing goes..." and "You also suggest my improving the original as far as possible-that I do not understand..." In the other, he notes that a toothache has kept him from getting "at the militia business..."
REEL D30: One letter to Homer Davenport in which Remington talks about, among other things, his new farm.
Citation:
Frederic Remington letters, 1890-1891 and [undated]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reels D10 (fr. 1065-1069) and D30 (fr. 537-541) available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Sculptor, painter; Ridgefield, Conn. Specialized in scenes of the American west.
Provenance:
Donated 1955-1962 by Charles E. Feinberg, an active donor and friend of AAA.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art, Modern
Painters
Sculptors
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10329
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213531
AAA_collcode_remifrel
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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