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The Mountain Man, between 1903 and 1909

  • Frederic Sackrider Remington, American, 1861-1909

Bronze

  • Overall: 28 inches (71.1 cm)

Gift of George G. Booth

37.11

Department

American Art before 1950

Signed, on left of base: Frederic Remington

Marked, proper back right, bottom: N.11

Inscribed, at bottom right of base: Roman Bronze Works, N.Y.

George G. Booth

1937-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

McCracken, Harold. The Frederic Remington Book: A Pictorial History of the West. Garden City, NY, 1966 (fig. 370, ill. of another unidentified example). Wear, Bruce. The Bronze World of Frederic Remington. Tulsa, OK, 1966, pp. 72-73 (ill. of another unidentified example). Westward the Artist. Peoria, IL., 1968, no 107 (ill. of another unidentified example). Broder, Patricia Janis. Bronzes of the American West. New York, 1973, p. 125 (ill. of another example in the Amon Carter Museum). Hassrick, Peter. 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 (ill. of another example in the Amon Carter Museum). "Family Art Game." DIA Advertising Supplement. Detroit Free Press (June 4, 1978): p. 11 (ill.). "Family Art Game." DIA Advertising Supplement. Detroit News (April 29, 1984): p. 32 (ill.). Shapiro, Michael Edward, and Peter H. Hassrick. Frederick Remington: The Masterworks. Exh. cat., New York, 1988, pp. 205, 210-211, 214, 231, 267 (ill. of another example in the collection of North American Life and Casualty, Minneapolis, MN) Shapiro, Michael Edward. Cast and Recast: The Sculpture of Frederic Remington. Exh. cat., Washington, D.C., 1981. Reprint, Fort Worth, 1990, pp. 77-81, 105 (figs. 33, 69-74, ills. of other examples in museum collections) Greenbaum, Michael D. Icons of the West: Frederic Remington’s Sculpture. Ogdensburg, N.Y., 1996, pp. 105-112, 190, (ills. of other examples in museum collections). Tolles, Thayer. American Sculpture in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Vol. 1: A Catalogue of Works by Artists Born Before 1865. New York, 1999, pp. 384-386, no. 166 (ill. of another example in the Met Museum).

Frederic Sackrider Remington, The Mountain Man, between 1903 and 1909, bronze. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of George G. Booth, 37.11.