"They Are a Fine Outfit Those Blackfeet": Frederic Remington in Western Canada

By Peter H. Hassrick



About the author:

Peter H. Hassrick is Founding Director Emeritus of the Charles M. Russell Center for the Study of Art of the American West at the University of Oklahoma. He was Curator of Art at the Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth, Texas, 1969-75; Director of the Buffalo Bill Historical Center, Cody, Wyoming, 1976-96; and Founding Director of The Georgia O'Keeffe Museum in Santa Fe, New Mexico. He has written or co-authored four major books on Remington and Russell, including the monumental two-volume Frederic Remington: A Catalogue Raisonné.


Resource Library editor's note:

This essay by Dr. Hassrick was also published in Alberta History, Spring 2004 (Volume 52, Number 2).

See Resource Library's article Capturing Western Legends: Russell and Remington's Canadian Frontier (1/5/05) published in connection with the Speed Art Museum's related exhibition of Capturing Western Legends: Russell and Remington's Canadian Frontier, organized and circulated by the Glenbow Museum, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Resource Library wishes to extend appreciation to Donna Versluys of the Speed Art Museum, Tanis Booth and Dennis Slater of the Glenbow Museum and Hugh Dempsey of the Historical Society of Alberta for their help in providing materials and contact information which enabled the reprinting of this essay.

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