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Accession Number:
Remington, Frederic
oil on canvas
Indian, Other, Figure, explorers
H: 17.125 in, width: 30.125 in, Frame height: 22.5 in, Frame width: 35 in
Radisson and Groseilliers
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Karl Frank
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.
LRC: FREDERIC REMINGTON [Back:] piece of wood attached to bottom of stretcher: 4 Raddison & Grossilliers - 1609
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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