Object name: Radisson and Groseilliers
Accession Number: 14.86
Date : 1905
Gloss: In 1903 Remington signed an exclusive contract with Collier's magazine to produce works in color on various historic themes related to the American frontier. As part of that work, he initiated a series of eleven paintings for Collier's in 1905 which was titled The Great Explorers. Radisson and Groseilliers is the only painting which remains from the original set.
Dimensions: H: 17.125 in, width: 30.125 in, Frame height: 22.5 in, Frame width: 35 in
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Karl Frank
Inscription: LRC: FREDERIC REMINGTON [Back:] piece of wood attached to bottom of stretcher: 4 Raddison & Grossilliers - 1609
Synopsis: Painting- Radisson and Groseilliers- Remington, Frederic- oil on canvas- explorers- Figure- Indian- Other- LRC: FREDERIC REMINGTON [Back:] piece of wood attached to bottom of stretcher: 4 Raddison & Grossilliers - 1609
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Beautiful painting by Remington. Reverse image in textbook with Iroquois Hymn excerpt.