(1027) Macbeth

FES Title: Macbeth
Alternate Titles: Tales from Shakespeare
Date: 05/31/1921
Size: 36″H x 28″W
Medium: oil-on-canvas
Type: illustration
Published: Lamb, Charles, and Mary. Tales from Shakespeare, illustrated with Louis Rhead. New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, c. 1918: frontispiece, cover, dust jacket.
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______. New York: Blue Ribbon Books, c. 1918: frontispiece, cover.
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______. New York: Books, Inc., c. 1918: frontispiece.
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Schoonover, Cortlandt. Frank Schoonover, Illustrator of the North American Frontier. New York: Watson-Guptill Publications, 1976: 155.
caption: Tales From Shakespeare

Inscription: lr: F.E. Schoonover / ’21
Annotations: en verso on label on stretcher: No. 1027 [ ] / jacket for Tales from Shakespeare / [ ] Beware Macduff, the Thane of Fife

en verso on unattached label: Tales from Shakespeare / oil on canvas; 1918 / Signed lower right, “F.E. Schoonover ’21” / For the book cover of Tales from Shakespeare by / Charles and Mary Lamb first published in 1807; / The scene depicted is from Macbeth and shows Art 4, scene 1, in a cavern with the armed head who warns Macbeth to beware Macduff, the Thane of Fife. / Framed book cover and book Tales from Shakespeare by Charles and Mary Lamb first published in 1807.

Exhibitions: 1977 FES; 1998 Biggs
Comments: TP 2/28/02; form 2/28/02; index; edit 11/06
Provenance: Sold by artist to Collection of the Hilyard Family (January 1957)

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