Natural Forces

Winslow Homer and Frederic Remington

Go behind the scenes of the Natural Forces: Winslow Homer and Frederic Remington exhibition with Denver Art Museum curators Thomas Brent Smith and Jennifer R. Henneman.

Take a sneak peek into Natural Forces: Winslow Homer and Frederic Remington with this virtual tour led by Denver Art Museum curators Thomas Brent Smith and Jennifer R. Henneman.

Winslow Homer, Indian Boy with Canoe, about 1895. Watercolor on paper. Denver Art Museum: The T. Edward and Tullah Hanley Memorial Gift to the people of Denver and the area, 197.417.

Winslow Homer, West Point, Prout’s Neck, 1900. Oil on canvas; 30-1/16 × 48-1/8 in. Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts: Acquired by Sterling and Francine Clark, 1941, 1955.7. Image courtesy clarkart.edu

Winslow Homer, Undertow, 1886. Oil on canvas; 29-13/16 × 47-5/8 in. Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts: Acquired by Sterling and Francine Clark, 1924, 1955.4. Image courtesy clarkart.edu

Frederic Remington, Fight for the Waterhole, 1903. Oil on canvas; 38-1/2 × 51-1/2 × 2-1/8 in. Museum of Fine Arts, Houston: The Hogg Brothers Collection, gift of Miss Ima Hogg/Bridgeman Images.

Frederic Remington, The Fall of the Cowboy, 1895. Oil on canvas; 25 × 35-1/8 in. Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, Texas, Amon G. Carter Collection, 1961.230.

Frederic Remington, The Broncho Buster (Wooly Chaps), modeled 1895 (cast by 1906). Bronze; 23 × 15 × 25 in. Gift of the Roath Collection at the Denver Art Museum, 2013.92. Photography © Denver Art Museum

Frederic Remington, The Cheyenne, modeled 1901 (cast by 1903). Bronze; 20-7/8 × 24-3/8 × 7-1/2 in. Denver Art Museum: Funds from William D. Hewit Charitable Annuity Trust, 1981.14A-B. Photography © Denver Art Museum

Natural Forces exhibition

Natural Forces Exhibition Guide

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Natural Forces: Winslow Homer and Frederic Remington is organized by the Denver Art Museum, the Amon Carter Museum of American Art, and the Portland Museum of Art, Maine. The national tour sponsorship is generously provided by Bank of America. Additional funding is provided by the National Endowment for the Humanities, The Thomas and Beatrice Taplin Fund, the Johnson Foundation of the Rockies, the Wyeth Foundation for American Art, Robert and Carolyn Barnett, the Adolph Coors Exhibition Endowment Fund, the donors to the Annual Fund Leadership Campaign, and the residents who support the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD). This exhibition is supported by an indemnity from the Federal Council on the Arts and the Humanities. Promotional support is provided by 5280 Magazine and CBS4.