|The Indian Sun Priest
|FES Title:||– old Indian painting buffalo robe|
|Alternate Titles:||Sun priests painting buffalo skins with symbols of their dreams
|Size:||30″H x 34.125″W|
|Published:||Schultz, James Willard. “Red Crow’s Brother.” The American Boy, August 1927: cover.
The Instructor, October 1933: cover.
Pitz, Henry C. “Frank E. Schoonover: An Exemplar of the Pyle Tradition.” American Artist, November 1964: 69.
International Art Gallery. Brandywine Tradition Artists; Featuring the Works of Howard Pyle, Frank E. Schoonover, the Wyeth Family, Charles Colombo, David Hanna. New York: Great American Editions, 1971. (catalog)
Schoonover, Frank E. The Edge of the Wilderness, edited by Cortlandt Schoonover. Toronto: Methuen, 1974: 146.
Schoonover, Cortlandt. Frank Schoonover, Illustrator of the North American Frontier. New York: Watson-Guptill Publications, 1976: 101.
Elzea, Rowland and Iris Snyder. The American Illustration Collection of the Delaware Art Museum. Wilmington: Delaware Art Museum, 1991: 85, 143.
|Inscription:||lr: Frank E. Schoonover / 1927|
|Exhibitions:||1927 WSFA; 1931 FES; 1933 WSFA; 1962 WSFA Copeland; 1962 FES; 1969 DAM; 1971 Brandywine Tradition (catalog); 1972 95th Birthday; 1985 DAM; 1985 Best; 1990 Fort Lauderdale|
|Comments:||painted over #1293 restretched to 30×34
TP 4/14/03; form 4/14/03 (examined, not photographed); NT 4×5; index; relined; edit
DAM accession #33-1
|Commentary:||This image was painted over #1293. In the 1970’s, it was made into a print.This painting was the ‘Work of the Month’ at the Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, DE in 1998.
|Provenance:||Sold by artist to Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, Delaware. Louisa du Pont Copeland Memorial Fund |