Fred Erisman (essay date 1974-75)
SOURCE: Erisman, Fred. “Frederick Remington: The Artist as Local Colorist.” in South Dakota Review, 12, no. 4. (winter 1974-75): 76-88.
[In the following essay, Erisman considers Remington's written works, seeing them primarily as examples of local color fiction that occasionally supersede this designation.]
Frederic Remington (1861-1909). American painter and sculptor, needs no introduction: Frederic Remington. American author is virtually unknown. No one having the sketchiest acquaintance with the American West can fail to recognize either a Remington bronze or a Remington oil. “The Bronco Buster,” for example, or “Coming Through the Rye,” with its four...
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