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1891 Wood Engraving Frederic Remington Vaquero Roping Cattle Punta Negra XGVA2

1891 Wood Engraving Frederic Remington Vaquero Roping Cattle Punta Negra XGVA2

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This is an original 1891 black and white in-text wood engraving of a vaquero or cowboy roping a steer at Punta Negra in the Chilean Andes.


This 120+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. No creases. No natural defects.No surface rub.No tears. No water damage. Please note: There is printing on the verso.

  • Product Type: Original In-Text Wood Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 5.5 x 5 inches; 14 x 13 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Travel back to 19th century and tour the five republics of Spanish South America: Chile, Peru, Argentina, Paraguay, and Uruguay, via this historical collection of wood engravings. View the capital cities, the architecture, the landscape, the industries, and the peoples of these countries as they appeared circa the 1890's.

This piece was illustrated by Remington, Frederic Sackrider. Artist name printed on page - bottom left of image.

Frederic Sackrider Remington

(1861-1909) Frederic Remington was born in Canton, New York, but became the foremost turn-of-the-century illustrator, painter, and sculptor of western-themed subjects. He studied for a short period of time at the Yale School of Fine Arts and the Art Students League in New York but in the 1880Õs he struck out for the American West and captured both the realism and the romanticism of the fading frontier in a prolific outpouring of drawings, paintings, and sculptures. Many of his illustrations appeared in magazines such as Outing Magazine, Harper's Weekly, and ScribnerÕs. In addition, he illustrated several books and articles for Theodore Roosevelt as well as Frances ParkmanÕs Oregon Trail.

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