|Boy and Flamingo
|FES Title:||Boy and Flamingo|
|Alternate Titles:||Swiss Family Robinson
[1928, 1931]; The Flamingo Trail ; Fritz Striding with Flamingo 
|Size:||36″H x 28″W|
|Published:|| Wyss, David. The Swiss Family Robinson, illustrated with Louis Rhead. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1921: dust jacket, cover, frontispiece.
______. New York: Blue Ribbon Books, c. 1921: cover, frontispiece.
______. New York: Books, Inc., c. 1921: frontispiece.
Hearn, Michael Patrick, Trinkett Clark, and Henry Nichols Blake Clark. Myth Magic and Mystery: One Hundred Years of American Children’s Book Illustration, Published in cooperation with The Chrysler Museum of Art. Boulder, CO: Roberts Rinehart, 1996: 144.
Yolen, Jane. “Beloved Childhood Images.” Realms of Fantasy, June 1996: 63.
Smith, Louise Schoonover. “The Art of Frank E. Schoonover.” Illustration, July 2003: 25.
|Inscription:||lr: F.E. Schoonover / ’21|
|Exhibitions:||1928 LA Public; 1931 FES; 1931 WSFA; 1939 Syracuse; 1996 Myth (catalog)|
|Comments:||TP 3/01; non-trany 4×5; index; edit 11/06; verso not accessible|
|Commentary:|| This painting received the prize for Best Illustration at the 1931 Eighteenth Annual Exhibition – Delaware Artists, Pupils of Howard Pyle, Members of the Society, The Wilmington Society of the Fine Arts.
Schoonover used his son, Cortlandt, as the model for the boy. (day books)
|Provenance:||Artist; Helen L. Card, Latentdorf Bookshop, New York (circa 1962); Mr. and Mrs. Harold H. Bottdorf, Wilmington, Delaware; Schoonover Studios, Ltd., Wilmington, Delaware; private collection|