Xanadu Book Plate
FES Title: Making Book-plate – as gift for Irenee du Pont Xanadu- Cuba Motif
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Date: 12/24/1936
Size: 8.5″H x 6.5″W
Medium: penandink-paper
Type: subject painting
Published: Pitz, Henry C. “Frank E. Schoonover: An Exemplar of the Pyle Tradition.” American Artist, November 1964: 68.
caption: A bookplate in line, recalling the decorative manner of Pyle.
Inscription: lr: F.E.S.
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Commentary: Before drawing this book plate, Schoonover had painted two large pictures for the duPont’s vacation home, Xanadu, as well as a watercolor view of the house and grounds. See #1886, #2000, and #2001.
Provenance: Not known
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