The Resource Remington, Emerson Hough, Frederic Remington, (electronic resource)

Remington, Emerson Hough, Frederic Remington, (electronic resource)

Label
Remington
Title
Remington
Statement of responsibility
Emerson Hough, Frederic Remington
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
It is impossible to reflect upon Frederic Remington's art without thinking of the merely human elements. Remington became interested in the American Indian, probably because he became interested in the active, exciting life of the American Great Plains. The Indian appealed to him not in any histrionic way, not as a figure stepped out from the pages of Hiawatha, but just as a human subject. Remington hit upon this truth when he travelled west. What he found there was majesty that he did not make, solely, an affair of Indians in war paint and feathers. Remington knew how the light of the moon or of the stars is diffused, how softly and magically it envelops the landscape. There is a sort of artistic honesty in his nocturnal studies. He never set out to be romantic or melodramatic, just to develop his affinity and closeness to nature. The beauty of the painter's motive, too, has communicated itself in his technique. His grey-green tones fading into velvety depths take on transparency, and in his handling of form he uses a touch as firm as need be. The determining influence in his career was that of the creative impulse, urging him to deal in the translation of visible things into pictorial terms
Member of
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1861-1909
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Remington, Frederic
Dewey number
759.13
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1857-1923
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hough, Emerson
  • hoopla digital
Series statement
Temporis
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Remington, Frederic
  • Painting
  • Art, American
  • Art, American
  • Slides (Photography)
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
Remington, Emerson Hough, Frederic Remington, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11935330
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11935330
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT11935330
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11935330
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Remington, Emerson Hough, Frederic Remington, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11935330
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11935330
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT11935330
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11935330
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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