October 4, 2016
Frederic Remington (1861-1909), Mountain Man, c.1900, bronze, 27 x 11 x 19 inches. Brigham Young University Museum of Art, gift of Dr. and Mrs. Grant Southwick in memory of Dorothea Browning Patterson, 1975.
American painter and sculptor Frederic Remington was born on this day in 1861. Remington specialized in creating artworks featuring the American West, which was a wild frontier at the time of his painting and sculpting it. He is one of the most famous artists to capture the American West.