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Water! is listed as number 1086 in the Frederic Remington Catalogue Raisonné.

“In the spring of 1839,—living at the time in the western part of Ohio,—being then in my twentieth year, I conceived a desire to see the great prairies of the West…,” thus begins John Bidwell’s narrative adventure for which Remington provided several illustrations, including Water!.

LITERATURE:
Gen. John Bidwell, “The First Emigrant Train to California” The Century Magazine Vol. XLI No. 1 (New York, NY: The Century Company, November 1890), page 124, illustrated wood engraving
Peter H. Hassrick and Melissa J. Webster, Frederic Remington A Catalogue Raisonné of Paintings, Watercolors and Drawings, Volume I (Cody, WY: Buffalo Bill Historical Center, 1996), page 337, illustrated halftone

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