Cedric the Saxon
Frank E. Schoonover
This painting was given by donors Frank E. Schoonover and J. Thompson Brown on January 15, 1936. It was created as an illustration for the book "Ivanhoe" published in 1929. Schoonover's alternate title is "Cedric the Saxon. Thane." A series of Frank Schoonover's Ivanhoe paintings was loaned to the School on May 25, 1931, and then presented to the Episcopal Church School Foundation to be shown at the School as a gift from the donors.

Inscription: Frank E. Schoonover / '22
Size: 36"h x 30"w
Medium: oil on canvas

The information about the School's painting is derived from Volume I, Schoonover day book #1114, of the Frank E. Schoonover Catalogue Raisonne, by John R. Schoonover, Louise Schoonover Smith, with Lee Ann Dean; Publisher Oak Knoll Press, New Castle, Delaware, 2009. Volume I and II of the Catalogue can be found in the Irene duPont Library, call #741.6 SCH. The original painting hangs in the Main Common Room of Founders Hall. The JPEG made available here is courtesy of the Frank E. Schoonover Fund, Inc.