(1229) Watching the Flamingos

Watching the Flamingos
FES Title:   Lining Pages
Alternate Titles:    
Date:   05/17/1923
Size:   18″H x 29″W
Medium:   oil-on-canvas
Type:   illustration
Published:   Munroe, Kirk. The Flamingo Feather. New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1923: lining pages.
no caption
Inscription:   lr: F.E. Schoonover / ’23
Annotations:   en verso on label: Lining pages for the Christmas (Harpers) edition / of Kirk Monroes “Flamingo Feather” / Painting no 1229 –May 1923 / On back of canvas the notations are by A.W.R / Arthur W. Rushmore. It instructs the engraver to / reduce the picture to 13 5/8 wide and print in two / colors green and red. / Rushmore had charge of the special book publications / He was very much interested in the format of books / especially the typography. Since his retirement / he carries on his own publications at / “The Golden Hind Press in Madison, N.J.
Comments:   digital image and permission from Cornell 2001; LSS in person 8/03; #60.005; index; edit
Provenance:   Sold by artist to Samuel B. Bird; Cornell University, Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Ithaca, New York. Gift of Samuel B. Bird

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