Lafitte Accepts the Ransom
FES Title: Capture of a Spanish Merchantman
Alternate Titles: Pirate Jean Lafitte Accepts the Ransom
[1912]; Jean Lafitte Pirate [1914]; Pirate and Jean Lafitte Accepts the Ransom [1914]; Jean Lafitte Accepts the Treasure [1915]
Date: 08/05/1911
Size: 33″H x 22″W
Medium: oil-on-canvas
Type: illustration
Published: Schoonover, Frank E. “In the Haunts of Jean Lafitte.” Harper’s Monthly Magazine, December 1911: facing 90.
caption: Lafitte accepts the ransom
Inscription: lr: Frank E. Schoonover / ’11
Annotations: en verso on label on stretcher: No. Pirate
Exhibitions: 1912 Boston; 1914 Anglo-American; 1914 PAFA; 1915 WSFA
Comments: TP 9/25/03; form 4/30/07; index; edit painting has been relined The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts watercolor shows accepted “Illustrations in any medium.”
Commentary: See #441 for commentary.
Provenance: Bunch Auctions, Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania; private collection