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Born in 1861, the New-Yorker Frederic Remington lived a wealthy and comfortable early life, having gone to college at the prestigious Yale University. Later in his life, he would head West, coming into contact with what he perceived as the dying culture of the cowboys who tamed the Wild West. Having fallen in love with that culture and everything it represented, Remington would then dedicate his life and career to the depiction of it, becoming one of the most important influences in the construction of the cowboy persona and the legend of the conquest of the West.
In this oil on canvas, painted in 1904, Remington took a slight ideological turn from his usual discourse, in that most of his paintings would depict cowboys and Native Americans as natural enemies. In a lot of what is called Western Art, the cowboy is described as the hero, facing down the perils of the West with nothing but his ingenuity, his guts, his trusty horse and a quick six-shooter on his hip. Here, a slightly older Remington depicts a less antagonistic relationship between the savage Native American and the brave cowboy, which interestingly is likely to be much closer to reality.
The painting shows an almost symbiotic relationship between a trio of Native American scouts and a troop of soldiers, who work together to find a herd of buffalo, presumably to feed the line of troopers that gets lost behind the dust. It is interesting to note that two of the scouts are wearing clothes that seem to have been provided by the soldiers, indicating that this is part of some trade. The mood of the scene is quite light, differently from the suspenseful confrontations between cowboys and Native Americans usually depicted by Remington, even though there seems to be a level of distrust on behalf of the officer riding front and center, who keeps his hand near his gun and his eyes locked on the closest scout.
Initially meant for publication in the Colliers Weekly magazine as a centerfold, the oil painting is now in possession of the Amon Carter Museum of American Art in Fort Worth, Texas. Truly a brilliant example of Remington’s control of mood with his choices on color and lighting, which often set him apart from his contemporaries.
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