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    Sale 1972

    Fine American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture

    7 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 158

    Frank Earle Schoonover (1877-1972)

    Suddenly Blackbeard Whipped Two Pistols From His Sash

    Price Realised  

    Frank Earle Schoonover (1877-1972)
    Suddenly Blackbeard Whipped Two Pistols From His Sash
    signed with initials and dated 'F.E.S./22' (lower right)
    oil on canvas
    28 x 33 in. (71.1 x 83.8 cm.)


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    Saleroom Notice

    Please note the correct title of this lot is Suddenly Blackbeard Whipped Two Pistols From His Sash.

    Please note the following literature:
    American Boy Magazine, May 1922, p. 6, illustrated.
    R.D. Paine, Blackbeard Bucaneer, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1922, p. 120, illustrated.
    J.P. Lewis, "Blackbeard the Pirate King," National Geographic, 2006, pp. 13-14, illustrated.