|The Grasshopper and the Ant |
|FES Title:||Grasshopper and Ant –|
|Alternate Titles:||Aesop’s Fables. The Story of the Grasshopper and the Ant|
|Size:||36″H x 28″W|
|Published:|| Aesop’s Fables, illustrated with Louis Rhead. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1927: dust jacket, cover, frontispiece.|
______. New York: Blue Ribbon Books, c. 1927: cover, frontispiece.
______. New York: Books Inc, c. 1927: frontispiece.
“Sketch Book…featuring the work of outstanding Delaware artists.” Dateline Delaware, September- October 1960: 26.
“Treasure of the Month.” Mosaic: News and Events from the Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, FL.September-October 1980: 2.
|Inscription:||ll: F.E. Schoonover / ’27|
|Annotations:|| en verso on label on upper frame: This painting Grasshopper and the Ant is the property of Elizabeth Cobb of Rockport- hers to have and hold from this day forth / Frank E. / Aug 31- 1968|
en verso on upper left stretcher: Jacket- Aesop / M.M.- June 1927 / [right] 1556
|Exhibitions:||1927 WSFA; 1931 FES; 1962 FES|
|Comments:|| TP 6/10/05; form; index; edit|
|Provenance:||Given by the artist to Elizabeth Schoonover Cobb; Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, Florida. Gift of Elizabeth Schoonover Cobb |