Bust of Napoleon
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Date: 02/13/1897
Size: 24.75″H x 18.5″W
Medium: charcoal-on-paper
Type: student picture
Published: Drexel University Museum. Frank E. Schoonover at Drexel: Illustration and the Academic Tradition 1892-1903. Philadelphia: Drexel University, 1986: 26-27.
caption: 10. Bust of Napoleon
Inscription: lr: Frank E. Schoonover / Feb 13. 1897
Exhibitions: 1986 FES Drexel (catalog)
Comments: DAM digital; edit
Commentary: Schoonover’s drawing of the bust of Napoleon clearly reveals the maturing student’s ability to render a three-dimensional form modeled in light and shade over a planar surface. (Drexel University Museum, 26)
Provenance: John R. Schoonover, Wilmington, Delaware (1986 Drexel exhibition); Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, Delaware. Gift of John R. Schoonover (February 2, 1992)