Tom Brown’s School Days
FES Title: Tom Brown at Rugby on way to school
Alternate Titles: Tom Brown Goes to Rugby (1929, 1931); Tom Brown
[2001]; Tom Brown Goes to School [2006]
Date: 07/07/1921
Size: 34″H x 30″W
Medium: oil_single-prime-lincanvas
Type: illustration
Published: Hughes, Thomas. Tom Brown’s School Days, illustrated with Louis Rhead. New York: Harper & Brothers, c. 1911: dust jacket, cover, frontispiece.
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______. New York: Blue RIbbon Books, c. 1911: cover, frontispiece.
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______. New York: Books, Inc., c. 1911: frontispiece.
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Schoonover, Cortlandt. Frank Schoonover, Illustrator of the North American Frontier. New York: Watson-Guptill Publications, 1976: 158.
caption: Tom Brown’s School Days

Brandywine River Museum. Frank E. Schoonover, Illustrator. Chadds Ford, PA: Brandywine River Museum, 1979: 55, 56.
caption: Tom Brown’s School Days, 1921

Smith, Louise Schoonover. “The Art of Frank E. Schoonover.” Illustration, July 2003: 38.
caption: Tom Brown’s School Days (cover), 1921. Oil on canvas, 36.25″ x 30.25″. Daybook #1031. Collection of Wilmington Trust Company, Wilmington, DE.

Inscription: lr: Frank E. Schoonover
Exhibitions: 1929 WSFA; 1931 FES; 1975 BRM Winter; 1979 FES (catalog); 1999 Biggs; 2001 FES; 2006 HSD
Comments: TP 8/28/01; index; edit 11/06
Commentary: Schoonover’s son, Cortlandt, modeled for the boy in the coach.
Provenance: Sold by the artist to The Wilmington Trust Company, Wilmington, Delaware