(1529) Lincoln

FES Title: Cover for Lincoln
Alternate Titles: Lincoln
[1969]; Illustration for the Cover of the Book [1977]
Date: 02/03/1927
Size: 36″H x 30″W
Medium: oil-on-canvas
Type: illustration
Published: Madison, Lucy Foster. Lincoln. Philadelphia: The Penn Publishing Company, 1928: cover.

______. New York: The Hampton Publishing Company, 1928: cover.

Schoonover, Cortlandt. Frank Schoonover, Illustrator of the North American Frontier. New York: Watson-Guptill Publications, 1976: 172.
caption: Lincoln

McClure, A.K. Abraham Lincoln and Men of War Times. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1996: cover.

Inscription: ll: F.E. Schoonover / ’27
Exhibitions: 1967 WSFS; 1977 FES
Comments: trany project 3/2001; black & white 4×5 negative; index; edit
Commentary: Schoonover’s day books indicate that he used a cast of Lincoln, a gift from Howard Pyle, to aid in this composition.
Provenance: Helen L. Card, Latendorf Bookshop, New York (as of June 19, 1961); Henrietta Schoonover, Middletown, Delaware; John Schoonover, Wilmington, Delaware; Frank Schoonover, Wilmington, Delaware; Wilmington Savings Fund Society, Wilmington, Delaware

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