(0837) I Leaned Out and Fired Straight at a Big Head

I Leaned Out and Fired Straight at a Big Head
FES Title: I leaned out and fired straight at a big head
Alternate Titles: Buffalo Hunters
[1921]; Buffalo Stampede [1925]
Date: 01/22/1918
Size: 36″H x 27″W
Medium: oil_single-prime-canvas
Type: illustration
Published: Schultz, James Willard. “The White Blackfoot.” The American Boy, May 1918: 17.
caption: I Leaned Out and Fired Straight at a Big Head That I Could Almost Touch With the Muzzle of My Pistol.

Schultz, James Willard. Rising Wolf, the White Blackfoot. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1919: dust jacket and frontispiece.
caption: I leaned out and fired straight at a Big Head

Ermoyan, Arpi. Famous American Illustrators. London: Quantum Publishing Ltd., 1997: 203.
no caption

Davis, Tom. “The Romance of Brandywine.” Sporting Classics, May-June 2001: 83.
caption: Frank Schoonover lived to age 95, creating over 2,000 during his career, among them His First Buffalo Hunt for the 1919 book Rising Wolf-The White Blackfoot by James Willard Schultz.

Inscription: lr: F.E. Schoonover / ’18
Exhibitions: 1921 WSFA; 1921 PAFA; 1925 Washington
Comments: 8×10; index; edit
Provenance: J. N. Bartfield Galleries, New York; not known

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