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Accession Number:
14.86
Makers
Remington, Frederic
Descriptions
oil on canvas
Names
Painting
Subjects
Indian, Other, Figure, explorers
Date:
1905
Dimensions:
H: 17.125 in, width: 30.125 in, Frame height: 22.5 in, Frame width: 35 in
Title:
Radisson and Groseilliers
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Karl Frank
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.
Inscription:
LRC: FREDERIC REMINGTON [Back:] piece of wood attached to bottom of stretcher: 4 Raddison & Grossilliers - 1609
Publication:
Book: Shining Big Sea Water: The Story of Lake Superior, by Norman K. Risjord, Minnesota Historical Society Press, St. Paul, 2008, page 37

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