December 5, 2021 14:00 EST

American Art and Pennsylvania Impressionists Featuring the Collection of Virginia and Stuart Peltz

 
  Lot 9
 

9

After Frederic Remington (American, 1861–1909)
The Mountain Man 

Inscribed 'Copyright/Frederic Remington' on mountain base; also inscribed 'The Mountain Man/ Reg. No. 13/100/Cast from Frederic Remington's/Original Masterpiece/1000+ ozt. Fine Silver .999 Pure/Authorized By/Frederic/Remington Art Museum (with accompanying cypher)/Silversmiths Group USA/Liberty Mint/The Maiden Foundry/1989/88,' beneath the base, silver
Height: 28 3/4 in. (73cm)
Executed in 1989.

Provenance

Private Collection, South Carolina.

Sold for $25,200
Estimated at $15,000 - $25,000


 

Inscribed 'Copyright/Frederic Remington' on mountain base; also inscribed 'The Mountain Man/ Reg. No. 13/100/Cast from Frederic Remington's/Original Masterpiece/1000+ ozt. Fine Silver .999 Pure/Authorized By/Frederic/Remington Art Museum (with accompanying cypher)/Silversmiths Group USA/Liberty Mint/The Maiden Foundry/1989/88,' beneath the base, silver
Height: 28 3/4 in. (73cm)
Executed in 1989.

Provenance

Private Collection, South Carolina.

Literature

Bruce Wear, The Bronze World of Frederic Remington, Tulsa, Oklahoma, 1966, pp. 72, 73 (bronze model illustrated).

Harold McCracken, The Frederic Remington Book: A Pictorial History of the West, Garden City, New York, 1966, fig. 370 (bronze model illustrated).

Peter Hassrick, Frederic Remington: Paintings, Drawings, and Sculpture in the Amon Carter Museum and the Sid W. Richardson Foundation Collections, New York, 1973, no. 85, pp. 194, 195 (bronze model illustrated).

Patricia Janis Broder, Bronzes of the American West, New York, 1974, p. 125 (bronze model illustrated).

Michael Edward Shapiro, Cast and Recast: The Sculpture of Frederic Remington, Washington, D.C., 1981, pp. 33, 69-74, 77-81, 105 (bronze models illustrated).

Michael Edward Shapiro and Peter Hassrick, Frederic Remington: The Masterworks, New York, 1988, pp. 205, 210, 211, 214, 231, 267 (bronze model illustrated).

Michael D. Greenbaum, Icons of the West: Frederic Remington's Sculpture, Ogdensburg, New York, 1996, pp. 105-112, 190 (bronze model illustrated).

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