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Frederic Remington's Military Art

17 days ago   |   By Art Contrarian

Frederic Sackrider Remington (1861-1909), along with Charles Russell , was a leading American artist of the late 1800s Frontier West. I rate Remington slightly higher than Russell in artistic merit. Perhaps that was because he had had some art training during his year at Yale and later at New York's Art Students League, whereas Russell was self-taught. Remington's lengthy Wikipedia entry is here .
A favorite Remington subject was armed conflict by U.S. Cavalry along with groups of various kinds of civilians such as trappers of settlers opposed by the Indians. The present post features...
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