(1383a) The Deerslayer – Spine

The Deerslayer – Spine
FES Title:
[no entry in day books – assigned number]
Alternate Titles: Indian Sketch [1972]
Date: 05/14/1925
Size: 11″H x 7″W
Medium: oil-on-board
Type: Illustration
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.
Provenance: Private collection

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