Hercule Snapped His Fingers and Boasted
FES Title: Snapped his fingers and boasted louder than any
Alternate Titles: An Epic of Marble Mountain
Date: 07/08/1923
Size: 36″H x 24.5″W
Medium: oil-on-Best-en-gris
Type: illustration
Published: Day, Frank Parker. “An Epic of Marble Mountain.” Harper’s Magazine, September 1923: 497.
caption: Hercule, their hero, boasted louder than any.
Inscription: ur: Frank E. Schoonover / ’23
Annotations: en verso on left stretcher: F.E. Schoonover
en verso on top stretcher: #1247 – July 1923 Sold – Property of John Romig
en verso label: For “An Epic of Marble Mountain.” No 1274 June-July 1923 / “Hercule – their hero, who tossed back the black curls from his / forehead…snapped his fingers and boasted louder than / any”
Exhibitions: 1968 Clubhouse
Comments: Glenbow #R841.1; seen 8/03; Form 8/21/03; index; edit
Provenance: Sold by artist to John Romeig, Reading, Pennsylvania (as of 1968); The Devonian Foundation (July 20, 1970); Collection of Glenbow Museum, Calgary, Alberta, Canada [1979]