Merlin and Vivian
FES Title: From Book 4 – Pg. 119. Merlin and Vivian. And so in time Merlin showed Vivian a rock whereat was a great wonder.
Alternate Titles: And So in Time Merlin Showed Vivian a Rock, Whotat Was a Great Wonder
[1934]; Merlin and Vivien [1962]; Merlin the Magician & Vivian [1967]
Date: 1932
Size: 32″H x 25″W
Medium: oil-on-canvas
Type: illustration
Published: Frith, Henry. King Arthur and His Knights. Garden City, NY: Garden City Publishing Co., 1932: facing 90.
caption: And so in time Merlin showed Vivien a rock whereat was a great wonder
Inscription: lr: F E Schoonover
Annotations: en verso: #1897
en verso label on stretcher: For Garden City Publishing Co. no. 1897 / For King Arthur and His Knights / From Book the Fourth pg. 119 / Merlin and Vivian / “And so in time Merlin showed Vivian a rock, / whereat was a great wonder.”
Exhibitions: 1934 Wesleyan; 1939 Syracuse; 1962 FES; 1965 Gift Horse; 1967 Gift Horse
Comments: TP 9/18/02; form 9/18/02; index; edit
Provenance: Artist; The Gift Horse, West Chester, Pennsylvania [1965,1967]; private collection; private collection