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    FRANK EARLE SCHOONOVER (American, 1877-1972)
    Elephant Story, The American Magazine story illustrations: A Pair of Works, July/December 1914
    Oil on canvas (each)
    26 x 23 inches (66.0 x 58.4 cm) (each)
    One signed lower right: Frank E. Schoonover; one signed and dated lower right: Frank E. Schoonover 1914




    Condition Report*: December 1914 (two elephants): light craquelure and surface dirt throughout. A pin-point area of flaking on the elephant's upper trunk. UV examination reveals: three small areas of inpaint on the center left edge- the largest being 2-inches in length. A 2 x 3-inch area of inpaint on the top left edge with small minor areas to the right which appear to partially address previous areas of flaking. A 4-inch area of inpaint on the upper left extreme edge/corner. A 6 x 2.5-inch area of inpaint in the center quadrant to the left of the elephant's head and multiple minor areas to the right. The vine on the center and center left quadrants has possibly been added. July 1914 (one elephant): light craquelure and surface dirt throughput. Minor area of flaking on the lower left edge. UV examination reveals: Multiple small areas of inpaint in the lower center quadrant. Multiple small areas of inpaint to the right of elephant's head- the largest being a 2-inch area partially covering the elephant's left tusk. Framed Dimensions 30 X 26.75 Inches
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