Trapper Malac Basile – a Trapper – Long Lake Canada
FES Title: Tomo Basile fixing mink skin
Alternate Titles: Malac Basile: A Trapper (1911, 1961); Woodcarver of La Tuque
[1930]; Malec Basile [1931]; Malec Basile – A Portrait Drawn in His Tent [1934]; Malne Basily – trapper [1935]; Malac Basile – A Trapper [1941]; Malac Basile, Trapper [1962]; A Trapper
Date: 1906
Size: 20.75″H x 16.25″W
Medium: graphite-on-paper
Type: subject painting
Published: Apgar, John F., Jr. Frank E. Schoonover, Painter-Illustrator: A Bibliography. Morristown, NJ: John F. Apgar, Jr., 1969: 14.
caption: Malac Basile-Trapper. Sketched at Long Lake, Canada 1906.
Inscription: lr: Frank E. Schoonover / Malac Basile – a Trapper / Long Lake – Canada – 1906
Exhibitions: 1911 PAFA; 1930 WSFA Apt; 1931 FES; 1934 Wesleyan; 1935 Arts Club; 1941 Princeton; 1961 Warehouse; 1962 FES


Comments: number R111.79 is Glenbow’s acquisition number;
index; R111.79>210; digital image from Glenbow 2007[no information en verso]
Commentary: It is thought that Malac Basile is another name for Tomo Basile, the name Schoonover used on his list of Canadian drawings. The inscription date was probably written after Schoonover returned from his trip to Canada. See #194 for further commentary.
Provenance: Artist; The Collectors Gallery; The Devonian Foundation, Calgary, Alberta, Canada (September 17, 1967); Collection of Glenbow Museum, Calgary, Alberta, Canada [1979]