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Frederic Remington
(1861 - 1909)

1861 Born 4 October in Canton, NY
1875 Enrols at Vermont Episcopal Institute
1876 Enrols at Highland Military Academy
1878 Enrols at Yale College School of Art
1881 First trip west - to the Montana territory
1882 First illustration published in Harper's Weekly
1883 Purchases sheep ranch in Kansas
1884 Moves to Kansas City, tries hand at running a hardware store and then a saloon; marries Eva Caten
1885 Moves to Brooklyn, NY
1886 Attends Art Students League; travels in Arizona, New Mexico and Mexico
1887 Travels in N Dakota, Montana, Wyoming and western Canada; exhibits at American Watercolor Society and National Academy of Design
1888 Travels in Arizona, Texas and New Mexico; awarded Hallgarten and Clark awards at the National Academy of Design exhibition; T Roosevelt's serialised articles for Century Magazine feature Remington illustrations
1889 Awarded silver medal at Paris International Exposition
1890 Purchases home in New Rochelle, exhibition at American Art Association
1891 Elected associate member of National Academy of Design
1893 Travels in Mexico
1895 Pony Tracks published; first sculpture (Bronco Buster); another exhibition at the American Art Association
1898 Crooked Trails published; travels to Cuba to cover Spanish-American war
1899 Begins illustrating for Colliers
1900 Begins work at Roman Bronze Works in NY; buys summer home in upstate NY
1901 A Bunch of Buckskins published; exhibit at Clausen Gallery
1903 Shows at Noe Gallery, NY
1905 Remington Number published
1908 Purchases property in Connecticut
1909 Dies 26 December of appendicitis
1909 Ends association with Colliers; exhibits at Doll and Richards Gallery; another exhibition at Knoedler

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