Man on Bow Sprit
FES Title: Cover. Man on Bow Sprit
Alternate Titles: Jacket for “The Privateers of ’76” (1928, 1935); Privateers of ’76 (1930, 1961, 1972, 1979, 2007)
Date: 01/28/1923
Size: 34″H x 30″W
Medium: oil-on-Best
Type: illustration
Published: Paine, Ralph D. “Privateers of ’76.” The American Boy, July 1923: cover.
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Paine, Ralph D. Privateers of ’76. Phildelphia: The Penn Publishing Company, 1923: cover.
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Schoonover, Cortlandt. Frank E. Schoonover, Illustrator of the North American Frontier. New York: Watson-Guptill Publications, 1976: 150.
caption: Pivateers of ’76

Brandywine River Museum. Frank E. Schoonover, Illustrator. Chadds Ford, PA: Brandywine River Museum, 1979: 53.

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University of Delaware and John M. Clayton. A Catalog of the Permanent Collection, University of Delaware. Newark: The University of Delaware, 1985: 81 [not pictured], 83.
caption: The Privateers of ’76, 1923

Cordingly, David, ed. Pirates: Terror on the High Seas from the Caribbean to the South China Sea. Atlanta: Turner Publishing Inc., 1996: 164.
caption: Bold-looking privateers hunting their prey. This painting by Frank Schoonover was commissioned to illustrate “Privateers of ’76–a Story of the Revolution,” by Ralph D. Paine. It was published in American Boy magazine in July 1923.

American History, June 2008: cover.
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Inscription: ll: Frank E. Schoonover / ’23
Annotations: en verso: 1198 Jan 1923
en verso on label: Privateers of ’76 (no 1198)
en verso on label: No 1198 Jacket for “The Privateers of ’76”
(Ralph Paine / Published by Penn Pub Co Philadelphia Published 1923
Exhibitions: 1928 LA Public; 1930 WSFA; 1935 FAO Schwartz; 1961 Warehouse; 1972 BRM; 1979 FES (catalog); 2007 UD
Comments: NT – UofD 2/01; form 2/9/04; index; edit
Provenance: Warehouse Gallery, Arden, Delaware (May 7 – 20, 1961); Permanent Collection of the University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware. Gift of the John R. McFarlin Memorial Fund [1962]