|The Spirit of the Old Colonists
|FES Title:||the Old Colonists|
|Alternate Titles:||Spirit of the Colonists (1980, 2001); The Old Colonists
|Size:||36.25″H x 30.25″W|
|Published:|| Madison, Lucy Foster. Washington. Philadelphia: The Penn Publishing Company, 1925: facing 300.
caption: The Spirit of the Old Colonists
Schoonover, Cortlandt. Frank Schoonover, Illustrator of the North American Frontier. New York, Watson-Guptill Publications, 1976: 132.
Adventures in Art The Brandywine Artists: Masters of Storytelling through Illustration. Pensacola, FL: Pensacola Museum of Art, 2001: cover, 2. [catalog] caption: The Spirit of the Old Colonists
Arpin, Gary Q. “The Revolutionary Period: The Age of Reason.” from Holt Literature and Language Arts, Mastering the California Standards, Reading, Writing, Listening, Speaking Fifth Course, Essentials of American Literature, by G. Kylene Beers, Lee Odell and Gary Q. Arpin. Austin: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, c.2003: 65.
|Inscription:||lr: Frank E. Schoonover / ’24|
|Annotations:|| en verso paper on stretcher: Washington #1316 July  / The Spirit of the Old Colonists for Chap 26-30
Separate matted and framed colophon typewritten with signature of artist: This painting of “The Spirit of the Old Colonies” / is herewith inscribed to Mr. Harry W. Lynch by the artist / Frank E. Schoonover
|Exhibitions:||1943 Warner (title unverified); 1965 Gift Horse; 1977 FES (title unverified); 1980 Lancaster; 2001 FES; 2001 Pensacola (catalog)|
|Comments:|| TP 8/28/01; form 2/4/03\6/5/07(new owner); color 4×5 negative; index; edit
|Commentary:||This painting was apparently included in the Third Annual Exhibitions, Philadelphia Art Weeks Association in Philadelphia, May 2-10, year unknown.|
|Provenance:||Artist; Gift Horse, West Chester, Pennsylvania ; Harry Lynch, Wilmington, Delaware (April 22, 1965); Lynch Family Collection|