1320
He Rode Them Straight and True
FES Title: He rode them straight and true between the double rows of wheat wagons.
Alternate Titles: Wheat Wagons
[1967]; The Land Rush [1972]; Wheat [1975]; Race of the Wheat Wagons
Date: 09/25/1924
Size: 33″H x 30″W
Medium: oil-on-canvas
Type: illustration
Published: Ritchie, Robert Wells. “Wheat.” Country Gentleman, 8 November 1924: 1.
caption: Dizzy and sick, Luke rode those eight runaways between the rows of wheat wagons

Schoonover, Cortlandt. Frank Schoonover, Illustrator of the North American Frontier. New York: Watson-Guptill Publications, 1976: 56.
caption: Wheat

Pitz, Henry Clarence. 200 Years of American Illustration. New York: Random House, 1977: 177.
caption: Frank Earle Schoonover (1877-1972). Wheat. The Country Gentleman, 1924. Oil, 33″ x 30″. Lent By M. Knoedler & Co., Inc.

Inscription: ll: F.E. Schoonover / ’34
Annotations: en verso on upper stretcher – partial original typed label: [Illustr]ation for “Wheat No 1320 Sept 1924 […cha…]/ […e…] the […] true between the double rows.
Exhibitions: 1965 Gift Horse; 1967 Gift Horse; 1972 Gift Horse; 1975 Arizona
Comments: Trany sent 2/13/03;TP Texas 6-03-06; form 6-04-06
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Commentary:
Provenance: Artist; The Gift Horse, West Chester, Pennsylvania (1965; 1967); Baker Collectors Gallery, Lubbock, Texas [1967]; Mrs. J.M. Baxter [1967]; M. Knoedler & Company (in inventory July, 24, 1974); Brandywine Galleries, Ltd., Albequerque, New Mexico [1975]; Collection of Suzanne and Joel Sugg [2003]