The Parapet of Torquilstone
FES Title: Give me the lever, said De Bracy
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Date: 03/25/1922
Size: 36″H x 30″W
Medium: oil-on-English-Linen-Smooth
Type: illustration
Published: Scott, Sir Walter. Ivanhoe. New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1922: facing 334.
caption: The Parapet of Torquilstone. “Do you give ground, base knaves!” said De Bracy; “Give me the lever!”
Inscription: ll: Frank E. Schoonover
Exhibitions: 1929 Ivanhoe
Comments: TP 6/01; index; edit 11/06
archives box 31-18
Commentary: Schoonover’s series of Ivanhoe paintings was loaned to St. Andrew’s School, Middletown, Delaware on May 25, 1931. On January 15, 1936, the paintings were presented to the Episcopal Church School Foundation to be shown at Saint Andrews School as a gift from J. Thompson Brown and Frank E. Schoonover. Schoonover received $2750 from Brown as Brown’s portion of the gift. (archives)
Provenance: Saint Andrew’s School, Middletown, Delaware. Gift of Frank E. Schoonover and J. Thompson Brown (January 15, 1936)