Pirate with Flintlock
FES Title: Pirate with Flintlock
Alternate Titles: Gulliver-Treasure Island-Arabian Nights
Date: 03/14/1922
Size: 16″H x 8″W
Medium: oil-on-board
Type: illustration
Published: Stevenson, Robert Louis. Treasure Island, illustrated with Louis Rhead. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1921: dust jacket.
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______. New York: Blue Ribbon Books, c. 1921: spine.
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Inscription: lml: S.
Comments: TP11/13/03; form; index; edit 11/06; verso not accessible
mounted on board
Commentary: This image is the first of the spine decorations for the series of children’s books published by Harper & Brothers and later republished by Blue Ribbon Books. Schoonover also painted the illustration used on the book cover and jacket for each. Illustrator Louis Rhead drew the interior pen and ink illustrations.
Provenance: Artist; The Gift Horse, West Chester, Pennsylvania (October 11, 1968); private collection; Wiscasset Bay Gallery, Westport Island, Maine [2003]; Schoonover Studios, Ltd., Wilmington, Delaware [2003]; private collection [2004]