(1001) Man Who Chased a Ghost

Man Who Chased a Ghost
FES Title:   Man Who Chased a Ghost
Alternate Titles:   Two Cowboys
Date:   03/10/1921
Size:   28″H x 40″W
Medium:   oil-on-Students-canvas
Type:   illustration
Published:   Erskine, Laurie York. “The Man Who Chased a Ghost.” The American Boy, June 1921: 5.
caption: I turned, and found him pointing down the hill, with a palsied hand. And there was a light in the window of the old house!

Reed, Walt and Roger Reed. Illustrators in America, 1880-1980: A Century of Illustration. New York: Madison Square Press [for The Society of Illustrators], 1984: 74.
caption: Illustration for “The Man who Chased a Ghost,” American Boy, 1921.

Inscription:   lr: Frank E. Schoonover / ’21
Exhibitions:   2001 FES
Comments:   relined; TPt 6/19/03; form 9/11/07; index; edit 11/06

Mr. and Mrs. Irving Diton (circa 1981); Phillips, New York (October 20, 1981); Illustration House, New York (November 5, 1994); Collection of Tom and Tina Duffy [2002]; Christie’s, New York (April 25, 2002); Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Wayne A. Grover [2007]Heritage Auctions, Lot 78146 (October 26, 2013)


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