|The Spunky Little Teacher Was the Idol of the Brownies
|Size:||38″H x 17.75″W|
|Published:|| Knight, Leavitt Ashley. “The New Freedom.” Collier’s Weekly, 13 May 1916: 14.
caption: The spunky little teacher was the idol of the brownies
|Inscription:|| lm: FES / ’16
lm: Frank E. Schoonover / ’16
|Comments:|| TP 5-22-02; index; edit
|Commentary:|| For publication, the first inscription above was written in green paint. Later the artist painted over the first with the second inscription in red paint. Remnants of the green paint are visible.
According to the owners, when they bought the painting, Schoonover said to them, “When I’m dead this will be worth a lot of money.”
|Provenance:||Sold by artist to private collection|