|Watching the Flamingos
|FES Title:||Lining Pages|
|Size:||18″H x 29″W|
|Published:|| Munroe, Kirk. The Flamingo Feather. New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1923: lining pages.
|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