2013
Robbers Waiting in Woods
FES Title: Chap 9 F.P- Robbers waiting in woods.
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Date: 01/1934
Size: 9.75″H x 8.25″W
Medium: penandink-paper
Type: illustration
Published: Collier, Virginia M., and Jeanette Eaton. Roland the Warrior. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1934: facing 134.
caption: Aymeri and his servants were seen by robbers who lay in wait for passers-by
Inscription: lr: .S.
lr signed after publication: Frank E. Schoonover / -34
Annotations: en verso on typed label crossed out in graphite: Suddenly in a wood not far from where the fairs were / held outside the city – they were seen by ten robbers / who lay in wait for passers by.
en verso stamped: Frank E. Schoonover
[added in graphite] 2013
en verso not in the artist’s hand: Ch. 9 / no. 19 / Aymeri and his servants were seen / by robbers who lay in wait for / passersby
en verso: page ll / Chapter – 9 = / Suddenly in a wood not far from the field / where fairs were held outside the city– they / were seen by ten robbers who lay in / wait for passersby
en verso in artist’s hand: From / ‘Rowland {sic]the Warrior’ / Harcourt Brace and Co / 383 Madison Ave NY / Published / 1934
en verso in artist’s calligraphy: To Pamela Brister Bailey / September 3rd 1955 / From the Artist / Frank E. Schoonover
Exhibitions:
Comments: TP 4/14/03; form 4/14/03; index; edit
Commentary:
Provenance: Given by the artist to Pamela Brister Bailey (September 3, 1955); descended in the family to Collection of the Dietz Family