FES Title: Asleep
Alternate Titles: Boys Sleeping on Newspapers (1979, 1986); They lie in tangled heaps…over gratings, down steps, and under benches
Date: 03/01/1903
Size: 8.5″H x 12″W
Medium: graphite
Type: illustration
Published: Poole, Ernest C. “The Waifs of the Street.” McClure’s Magazine, May 1903: 48.
caption: “They lie in tangled heaps…over gratings, down steps, and under benches.”
Brandywine River Museum. Frank E. Schoonover, Illustrator. Chadds Ford, PA: Brandywine River Museum, 1979: 44,51.
caption: Boys Sleeping on Newspapers, 1903

Drexel University Museum. Frank E. Schoonover at Drexel: Illustration and the Academic Tradition 1892-1903. Philadelphia: Drexel University, 1986: 59.
caption: 59. Boys Sleeping on Newspapers

The Sewell C. Biggs Collection of American Art: A Catalogue. Dover, DE: Biggs Museum of American Art, 2002: 401.
caption: Boys Sleeping on Newspapers

Inscription: lr: F.E. Schoonover
Exhibitions: 1979 FES (catalog); 1983 DAM; 1986 FES Drexel (catalog)
Comments: TP image from Biggs Museum; index; edit
Provenance: Sold by the artist to Sewell C. Biggs, Middletown, Delaware; Sewell C. Biggs Museum of American Art, Dover, Delaware