Remington illustrated Theodore Roosevelt's strategy to prevent an escape attempt. The captured thieves removed their boots when they bedded down.


  • Title: On Guard at Night
  • Creator: Frederic Remington
  • Creator Lifespan: 1861-10-04 - 1909-12-26
  • Creator Nationality: American
  • Creator Gender: Male
  • Creator Death Place: Ridgefield, Connecticut
  • Creator Birth Place: Canton, New York
  • Date: 1887
  • Date Created: 1887
  • Physical Dimensions: 21 x 21 1/2"
  • Painter, Sculptor and Illustrator: Frederic Remington
  • Provenance: Frederic Remington Art Museum, Bequest of Robert Purcell, NY; Ex-collection: Mrs. Hugh Hyde; M. Knoedler & Co., NY
  • Type: Painting
  • Medium: Black and white oil on board

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