Gulliver

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FES Title: Gulliver
Alternate Titles: Gulliver and the Little People (1962, 1979); Gulliver’s Travels

[1999]

Date: 02/22/1921
Size: 36″H x 28″W
Medium: oil-on-Smooth-Linen-canvas
Type: illustration
Published: Swift, Jonathan. Gulliver’s Travels, illustrated with Louis Rhead. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1921: cover, dust jacket, frontispiece.
no caption______. New York: Blue Ribbon Books, c. 1921: cover, frontispiece.
no caption______. New York: Books, Inc., c. 1921: frontispiece.
no captionYour Future (And How to Realize It). Minneapolis, MN: The Federal School of Commercial Designing, 1921: 8.
caption: “Drawing by Frank E. Schoonover for Harper & Brothers, Publishers, New York. Copyright, 1921, by Harper & Brothers.”

Apgar, John F., Jr. Frank E. Schoonover, Painter-Illustrator: A Bibliography. Morristown, NJ: John F. Apgar, Jr., 1969: 16.
caption: Gulliver and the Little People. Illustration from the book Gulliver’s Travels by Jonathan Swift, Harpers Publishing Co. 1921.

Brandywine River Museum. Frank E. Schoonover, Illustrator. Chadds Ford, PA: Brandywine River Museum, 1979: 49. [not pictured]

Smith, Louise Schoonover. “The Art of Frank E. Schoonover.” Illustration, July 2003: 20.
caption: Gulliver’s Travels (cover), 1921. Oil on canvas, 26″ x 28″ Daybook #1007. Private collection.

Inscription: lr: Frank E. Schoonover / ’21
Annotations: en verso label on stretcher: Jacket Painting for Harpers Mags No 1007 / Feb. 1921 Weller posing-Levanseler in studi [label torn] / 28 x 36 Smooth Linen / Started Feb 14 expressed on 23 [label torn] / No. 1007
en verso label on stretcher: ORIGINAL ILLUSTRATION / BY F. E. SCHOONOVER / FOR GULLIVERS TRAVELS / RHEAH ILLUSTRATED JUVENILES / PUBLISHED BY HARPER & BROTHERS / NEW YORK CITY.
Exhibitions: 1925 WSFA Fall; 1931 FES; 1939 Syracuse; 1962 FES; 1979 FES (catalog); 1999 Biggs
Comments: index; edit 11/06
Commentary:
Provenance: Mr. and Mrs. Richard P. DeVictor, Kendall Park, New Jersey (1979 exhibition); private collection [1999]
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