|The Deerslayer – Spine
|Alternate Titles:||Indian Sketch |
|Size:||11″H x 7″W|
|Published:|| Cooper, James Fenimore. The Deerslayer, illustrated with Louise Rhead. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1926: dust jacket.
______. New York: Blue Ribbon Books, 1926: spine.
|Inscription:||lr: F.E. Schoonover / 1940|
|Exhibitions:||1972 95th Birthday|
|Comments:||per daybook signed & dated; index; edit|
|Commentary:||This work was painted first as a vignette which appeared on the spine of the book. At some time between 1925 and 1940, the painting was filled in. The signature and date were added in 1940.|