(0816) Battle With White Apes

Battle With White Apes
FES Title: Battle with white apes
Alternate Titles: Man Kills the Great White Ape
[1925]; Man Kills the Great White Ape of Mars [1934]
Date: 08/28/1917
Size: 34″H x 24″W
Medium: oil_single-prime-canvas
Type: illustration
Published: Burroughs, Edgar Rice. The Princess of Mars. 1st ed. Chicago: A. C. McClurg and Co. 1917: facing 58.
caption: I turned to meet the charge of the infuriated bull ape.

Schoonover, F.E. “The Drama of Color.” The Federal Illustrator, Spring 1927: 6.
caption: “Man kills the great white ape of Mars”

Schoonover, Frank E. “The Drama of Color.” In Commercial Design. Minneapolis, MN: Art Instruction, Inc., 1949: Chart 2.
caption: Fig. 11. The Princess of Mars

Cochran, Russ. The Edgar Rice Burroughs Library of Illustration, Vol. 3. West Plains, MO: Russ Cochran, 1984: 99.
caption: page 58: “I turned to meet the charge of the infuriated bull ape.”

Burroughs, Edgar Rice. A Princess of Mars. Utah: Quiet Vision Publishing, 2001.
caption: I turned to meet the charge of the infuriated bull ape.

______. New York: The Modern Library, 2003: 36.
caption: [same as above]

Inscription: ll: F.E. Schoonover
Exhibitions: 1921 PAFA; 1925 Washington; 1934 Wesleyan
Comments: index; edit
The page number and caption for first citation were extracted from:
A Golden Anniversary Bibliography of Edgar Rice Burroughs, edited by Henry Hardy Heins. Rhode Island: Donald M. Grant, 1964: 110.
Provenance: Given by artist to Thornton Oakley (April 27, 1949); The Free Library of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Gift of Thornton Oakley

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