The Scream of Shrapnel at San Juan Hill Artist: Frederic Remington (American, 1861–1909, B.F.A. (Hon.) 1900)


Oil on canvas


35 1/4 × 60 3/4 in. (89.5 × 154.3 cm)

Credit Line

Gift of the artist

Accession Number



19th century


Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of records is ongoing.

  • Bonnie M. Miller, From Liberation to Conquest: The Visual and Popular Cultures of The Spanish-American War of 1898 (Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2011), 174, fig. 5.10
  • Dan Flores, Visions of the Big Sky: Painting and Photographing the Northern Rocky Mountain West (Norman, Okla.: University of Oklahoma Press, 2010), 157, ill
  • William Goetzmann, The West of the Imagination, 2nd (Norman, Okla.: University of Oklahoma Press, 2009), 301, ill
  • Susan B. Matheson, Art for Yale: A History of the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2001), 58–59, fig. 46
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figures (representations), histories (visual works), human figures (visual works), military history


deaths men


Signed lower left "Frederic Remington---/1898"

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