Armand has a German bisque head, brown hair, and brown eyes. He is wearing a grey sack coat, a style that appeared around 1850. The sack coat was boxy in outline and the sleeve had increased in girth from previous fashions; in short, it was looser and more comfortable than the tighter clothing popular earlier in the century. In contrast to the overall roominess of the coat, the size of the collar and lapels decreased, while the coat itself closed much higher than frock coats. Trousers also become easier in cut; in this case, they are made of black and white checked flannel. The pant leg was...
Created by: Gray, Ruth Lewelling
Originally planned as an illustration for "General Crook in the Indian Country", an article by Captain John G. Bourke for the March 1891 Century Magazine, this was the first Remington painting to be shown in the annual spring exhibition of the National Academy of Design, marking a sort of official acceptance of Remington by the artistic establishment. It has become one of Remington's best-known pieces and may seem strangely familiar to many viewers. When renowned director John Ford made his 1949 movie, She Wore a Yellow Ribbon, starring John Wayne, he used several of Remington's paintings and sculptures as the...
Created by: Remington, Frederic
Automatic. Gold, damascened. Pearl grips with medallion in left one bearing initials HST. 10-shot integral mag. 47 oz.