(0230) Three Faces in a Tent

Three Faces in a Tent
FES Title: Heading for 1st article
Alternate Titles: Faces in the Tent (1972, 2001, 2002); “Faces in the Tent “Who Goes There”
Date: 09/17/1904
Size: 11.5″H x 15.5″W
Medium: oil-on-canvas
Type: illustration
Published: Schoonover, Frank E. “The Edge of the Wilderness.” Scribner’s Magazine, April 1905: 441.
no caption

Schoonover, Frank E. The Edge of the Wilderness, edited by Cortlandt Schoonover. Toronto: Methuen, 1974: 32.
caption: Three Faces in a Tent; 1904.

Pyle, Howard. Howard Pyle, the Artist, the Legacy. Wilmington: Delaware Art Museum, 1987: 26. [not pictured]

Brandywine River Museum. Frank E. Schoonover, Illustrator. Chadds Ford, PA: Brandywine River Museum, 1979: 55, 58.
caption: Three Faces in a Tent

Brandywine River Museum. Catalogue of the Collection 1969-1989. Chadds Ford, PA: Brandywine Conservancy, 1991: 171, 175.
caption: Schoonover Faces in the Tent

Inscription: lr: F.E. Schoonover / 1904
Exhibitions: 1967 Gift Horse; 1972 BRM; 1973 BRM; 1979 FES (catalog); 1987 DAM/BRM (catalog); 2001 BRM; 2002 BRM Winter
Comments: #85.10.91; scanned 5/14/03; index; edit; non-trany 4×5
Commentary: Schoonover describes this as a ‘monotone oil’ in his daybooks.
See related hand-tinted photograph by Schoonover of an indian family peering out of their tent. (#230p)
Provenance: Artist; Helen L. Card, Latendorf Bookshop, New York (as of October 27, 1962); The Gift Horse, West Chester, Pennsylvania [1967]; Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Wyeth, Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania [1967]; Brandywine River Museum, Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Wyeth [1985]

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