One of the Boys was inspired by one of the men who accompanied Theodore Roosevelt in his 1886 pursuit of three common thieves. Remington only showed the cowboy's head.


  • Title: One of the Boys
  • 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: 17 3/4 x 15 7/8"
  • Painter, Sculptor and Illustrator: Frederic Remington
  • Provenance: Frederic Remington Art Museum, Ex-collection: Gump's, San Francisco; private collector, 1930s; inherited by collector's son in 1950; gift of Chuck and Nan Wells
  • Type: Painting
  • Medium: Black and white oil on academy board

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