|FES Title:||The storm was on them.|
|Alternate Titles:||The Test|
|Size:||20″H x 15″W|
|Published:||Beach, Rex E. “The Test.” McClure’s Magazine, December 1904: 158.
caption: “The storm was on them, roaring down from every side, swooping out of the boiling sky”Reed, Walt. 50 Great American Illustrators. New York: Crown Publishers Inc., 1979: 97.
caption: Illustration for “The Test,” by Rex Beach Published by McClure’s magazine, December, 1904 Collection of the author
Reed, Walt. Great American Illustrators. New York: Abbeville Press, 1979: 139.
|Inscription:||ll: F.E. Schoonover
ll: to Mead Schaeffer / from his friend the artist / Frank E. Schoonover / June 4, 1938
|Annotations:||en verso on label: These drawings are not well fixed / please handle carefully.
en verso on label: No. 13511 / Article: Test/ Schoonover
en verso on label: Schoonover Studios Ltd. label / Artist: Frank R. Schoonover / Title: The Test / Date: 1900 / Medium: Charcoal + wax crayon / Size: 21″ x 15″ / #226 in daybooks
|Comments:||TP 3/31/06; tearsheets in file; index; edit|
|Commentary:||The notation in the day books indicates ‘monotone’, which Schoonover executed in shades of umbers.|
|Provenance:||Given by the artist to Mead Scheaffer (June 4, 1938); Walt Reed, New York (as of 1979); Brock Vinton, Wilmington, Delaware; private collection