“Just a Nothing Country, No Buffalo”
FES Title: Revamping western picture for main illustration. “Said Ancient Man “Just a nothing country, no buffalo – “Yes, but I have done well in it,” said Three Bulls – many, many horses have I taken down there in my younger days”
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Date: 07/19/1937
Size: 29″H x 28″W
Medium: oil-on-canvas
Type: illustration
Published: Schultz, James Willard. “Stained Gold.” The American Boy–Youth’s Companion, October 1937: 15.
caption: We saw range after range of mountains and between them heavily timbered valleys. Said Ancient Man. “Just a nothing country: no buffalo.”
Inscription: lr: Frank E. Schoonover / ’37
Comments: Trany project 1/15/02; index
Commentary: This is Schoonover’s alteration of an earlier illustration, #1476. It was purchased Mrs. Hunt who was a student in Schoonover’s Friday morning art class circa 1945. (day books)
Provenance: Sold by artist to Mrs. Hunt (December 1945); private collection
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