The Stampede (1908) by Frederic Remington

The Stampede - Frederic Remington - 1908

Artwork Information

TitleThe Stampede
ArtistFrederic Remington
MediumOil on Canvas
Dimensions27 x 40 inches
Art MovementImpressionism
Current LocationGilcrease Institute, Tulsa, Oklahoma

About The Stampede

“The Stampede” is an artwork by Frederic Remington dated to 1908, executed using oil on canvas. Its dimensions are 27 x 40 inches, and it adopts the genre painting style with an impressionist influence. The artwork is part of the collection at the Gilcrease Institute in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

The artwork depicts a dramatic and intense moment of a stampede, with a lone cowboy battling the chaos on horseback. The horse and rider are portrayed in the midst of a dynamic and potentially perilous situation, signaling a narrative of the Wild West. The painting’s composition emphasizes movement and urgency, capturing the raw energy and danger inherent to a stampede. The heavy and expressive brushstrokes, characteristic of the Impressionist movement, inject a sense of immediacy and atmosphere into the scene. Remington’s use of color and light conveys the time of day and the dust-filled air, contributing to the overall sense of motion and tumult within the artwork.

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