VISIT

Plan an in-person visit

SUPPORT

The Center needs you

SHOP

Browse our online store

Search results:

Add to Exhibit
Remove
Love this Object

Whitney Western Art Museum

Makers
Remington, Frederic 169
Descriptions
pen and ink and ink wash on paper
Names
Drawing 735
Subjects
Remington, Frederic 2 Casey, Lieutenant E.W. South Dakota 46 Badlands 2 Cheyenne 22 Indians 131 Wolf Voice Wounded Knee 2 Indian Scouts Struthers, L.H. Getty, Lieutenant
Date:
Dec 27th 1890
Dimensions:
sight height: 20.375 in, sight width: 26.625 in, Frame height: 33.375 in, Frame width: 39.5 in
Title:
Watching the Dust of the Hostiles from the Bluffs of the Stronghold
Credit Line:
This picture donated in honor of my very great friend and associate of many years, John S. Bugas. Henry Ford II.
Gloss:
In his article, "Lieutenant Casey's Last Scout: On the Hostile Flanks with the Chis-chis-chash" in Harper's Weekly, January 31, 1891, Remington described traveling in South Dakota with Cheyenne (Chis-chis-chash, or Tsistsistas, the Cheyenne name for themselves) scouts. Pictured left to right are: group of Cheyenne scouts; Cheyenne scout -- probably Wolf Voice; Lieutenant Getty; Lieutenant E.W. Casey; Frederic Remington; Cheyenne scout; Lieutenant L.H. Struthers.
Inscription:
LRC: Frederic Remington.--/From sketch on stroghold/Dec. 27th 1890--[verso:] "Watching the dust of the hostiles from the bluffs of the stronghold"/ Lieut Struthers of the Pine Ridge Scouts/ yours truly / Casey Lieut Geddy. - 2nd in command
Remarks:
Acoustiguide.
Accession Number:
10.76

Not currently on display


Know something we don't? Have an interesting question? Leave it here in our new & improved Comment Section and we will get back to you.

Questions and Comments

Loading comments...