Original Author: F. Graham Cootes
Created: 1914
Medium: Oil painting


This oil painting by F. Graham Cootes serves as the frontispiece for Harold Bell Wright's novel The Eyes of the World (1914). Four of Cootes's paintings illustrate the novel, which was the best-selling book of 1914. Though largely forgotten today, Wright sold more than 1 million copies of his novels.

Citation: The Eyes of the World; A Novel. PS3545 .R45 E92 1914a. Special Collections, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va.