Approaching the Castle
FES Title:
[no entry in day books – assigned number]
Alternate Titles: King Arthur [1934]; Sir Lancelot and Lady Bella Isolde Journey Toward the Castle of Joyous Guard [1934]; Come with me to my Castle of Joyous Guard [1935]; Sir Lancelot Leadeth Sir Tristam and the Lady Belle Isolde… [1936]
Date: 1932
Size: 38″H x 32″W
Medium: oil-on-canvas
Type: illustration
Published: Pyle, Howard. The Story of the Champions of the Round Table, Howard Pyle Brandywine Edition. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1933: frontispiece.
caption: Approaching the Castle
Inscription: lr: Frank E. Schoonover / ’32
Annotations: en verso on label: This painting has been remounted on tempered masonite. It has been weighted down and ironed on a compound of Dutch Boy white lead and Daymor varnish.
Exhibitions: 1934 Wesleyan; 1934 WSFA; 1935 F.A.O. Schwartz; 1936 New York; 1936 William Penn
Comments: Fund assigned db#; Frame by F. Coll
TP 9/9/04; form 10/7/04; index;
Commentary: A copy of this painting was commissioned by the Lynn Library in Lynn, Massachusetts (#2276).
Provenance: Sold by the artist to Frank W. Diver, Wilmington, Delaware; descended in family to private collection