Johnny's Fight With Cherry
Dimensions: 40 x 32 in. (101.6 x 81.3 cm)
frame: 44 × 36 × 2 1/2 in. (111.8 × 91.4 × 6.4 cm)
Illustration Citation: Drums, by James W. Boyd (New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1928)
Credit Line: Gift of Willis du Pont, 1960
About: A novel about the American Revolution, Drums centers on rural North Carolinian Johnny Fraser. Here Johnny - observed by fellow urchins - is about to get the best of an elegantly dressed opponent. The book was the fifteenth that Wyeth illustrated in the Scribner Illustrated Classics, a series of rousing fictional adventure stories.
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