Cleaning Up the Cotton Fields
FES Title: He called the negroes together + put Them to work cleaning up the fields. Cleaning up Cotton Field
Alternate Titles: Southern Master
Date: 06/06/1927
Size: 30″H x 38″W
Medium: oil-on-Linen-canvas
Type: illustration
Published: Bethea, Jack. “Silver Fleece.” Country Gentleman, September 1927: 10.
caption: Maynard began testing the soundness of his theories. He put the Negroes to clearing the fields, cleaning the ditches

Schoonover, Cortlandt. Frank Schoonover, Illustrator of the North American Frontier. New York: Watson-Guptill Publications, 1976: 195.
caption: Cleaning Up the Cotton Fields

Inscription: ll: FES / ’27
Annotations: en verso paper label on stretcher: Illustration for serial “Bread and Stones” 1553 June 1927 / from page 64 mss. (original) /
Maynard early began testing the soundness of his theories. / He called the Negroes together and put them to clearing / the fields of the dead cotton / —burning the rubbing — clearing the ditches until the black water ran / freely on its way to swell the [ ] in Wilkin’s
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Exhibitions: 1965 Gift Horse; 1977 FES
Comments: trany project 2/28/02; form 2/4/03; index; edit
Provenance: Artist; The Gift Horse, West Chester, Pennsylvania [1965]; Harry W. Lynch, Wilmington, Delaware (September 2, 1965); The Lynch Family Collection