(1714) Lame Bull Mounted His Red Painted Horse

Lame Bull Mounted His Red Painted Horse
FES Title: Lame Bull – mounted his red painted horse + made the round of our camp
Alternate Titles: Indians on Horses
Date: 04/27/1929
Size: 21″H x 36″W
Medium: oil-cotton-canvas
Type: illustration
Published: Schultz, James Willard. “Skull Head the Terrible”. The American Boy, August 1929: 14.
caption: Near set of sun Lame Bull mounted his red painted horse and made the round of our camp, shaking his red painted sacred rattle.

Schultz, James Willard. Skull Head the Terrible. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1929: dust jacket.

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Inscription: lr as published: F E S / ’29
lr: Frank E. Schoonover / ’40
Annotations: en verso: 1714
Exhibitions: 1943 O’Tooles
Comments: DAM Scan 7-22-04; digital 8-8-06; form 8/8/06; index; edit
Image reversed on dust jacket
Commentary: Local Wilmington housepainter, Mr. Vincent C. Blackwell, painted the Schoonover’s house and on December 29, 1943, Mr. Schoonover gave this and another painting to him as payment for his work. (archives)
Information for this painting is found in two separate places in the day books. First is the entry with the daybook number, and second is on a list of paintings that the artist placed for sale in O’Tooles, a restaurant in Wilmington, Delaware, on December 15, 1943. (day books)
Provenance: Traded by artist to Vincent C. Blackwell, Wilmington, Delaware; descended in family to private collection


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