(0721) The Spunky Little Teacher Was the Idol of the Brownies

The Spunky Little Teacher Was the Idol of the Brownies
FES Title: Heading
Alternate Titles:
Date: 04/14/1916
Size: 38″H x 17.75″W
Medium: oil_single-prime-canvas
Type: illustration
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
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