(0624) The Charge

The Charge
FES Title: “The Charge”
Alternate Titles: Col. Morgan of Morgan’s Raider 1968
Date: 04/29/1914
Size: 40″H x 30″W
Medium: oil_single-prime-canvas
Type: illustration
Published: Cummings, Edward. Marmaduke of Tennessee. Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co., 1914: frontispiece.
caption: They ran the gauntlet of fire
Inscription: ll: F.E. Schoonover / ’14
Exhibitions: 1914 PAFA; 1968 Clubhouse
Comments: NT 4×5 [4]; index; edit
Called artist Greg Perillo – not his 3/2007
Walt Rullo poss. owner?
Commentary: In a letter to A. C. McClurg and Co. on September 21, 1914, Schoonover responded to a gift sent to him by the editor: “Please accept my sincere thanks for the two copies of Marmaduke of Tennessee. The reproductions are very good, especially that one used as the frontispiece. I think ‘The Charge’ is the best thing we have done in the way of book illustration.” (archives, correspondence)
Provenance: Sold by artist to Mrs. L.G. Hagner; Clubhouse Art Gallery, Media, Pennsylvania 1968; Chester Marron and John Schoonover (circa 1972); Schoonover Studios, Ltd., Wilmington, Delaware 1980; not known

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