(2024) Back Again Through the Dark Defiles

Back Again Through the Dark Defiles
FES Title: Chap 13 Double spread. Left
Alternate Titles:
Date: 01/1934
Size: 10″H x 8.5″W
Medium: penandink-paper
Type: illustration
Published: Collier, Virginia M., and Jeanette Eaton. Roland the Warrior. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1934: 216.
caption: Back again through the dark defiles they spurred their horses
Inscription: lr: Frank E. Schoonover
Annotations: en verso on typed label: 13 Double spread. / Page 18 To the French riding back into the valley / Roncevaux, the mountains seemed higher and more menacing, / the valleys deeper, the swift mountain streams even / more violent than before.
en verso in graphite: I do not believe / that color will help this / Ch. 13 / No. 29 / Back again through the dark defiles they spurred their horses
en verso stamped four times: Frank E. Schoonover
Comments: TP 1/15/02; index; edit
Commentary: Both #2024 and 2025 are drawn respectively on the left and right side of the same piece of paper that is 10.5″ x 20″. Each image was signed after publication.
Provenance: The Gift Horse, West Chester, Pennsylvania (in inventory October 11, 1968); private collection


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