(2068) Sinbad the Soldier

Sinbad the Soldier
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Date: 1934
Size: 31.5″H x 50″W
Medium: oil-on-canvas
Type: illustration
Published: Wren, Percival Christopher. Sinbad the Soldier. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1935: dust jacket.
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_____________. New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1935: dust jacket.
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Inscription: lmr: F. E. Schoonover / ’34
Annotations: en verso: 2068
en verso on label: by Schoonover for jacket of book with same title by P. C. Wren, 1935.
en verso on label: This drawing is the property of Houghton Mifflin Company.
Comments: digital 8/28/03; Form 8/28/03; index; edit
4×5 transparency: by Michael Gould [Boston, MA] 4-06 edit
Commentary: For many years this painting was directly behind the desk of the Chairman of the Board of Houghton Mifflin. He is known to have said that he liked to have the ‘fellow with the sword’ looking at visitors. (interview Jane LeCompte, Vice President Corporation Communications, August 28, 2003)
Provenance: Artist; Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, Massachusetts


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