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Book Illustrations by F. Graham Cootes

The Winning of Barbara Worth

The artist F. Graham Cootes illustrated the dust jacket of Harold Bell Wright's best-selling novel The Winning of Barbara Worth (1911).

Citation: The Winning of Barbara Worth. Taylor 1911 .W75 W5. Special Collections, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va.

Original Author: F. Graham Cootes

Created: 1911

Medium: Illustrated dust jacket

Courtesy of University of Virginia Special Collections

He had lifted the canteen and was holding it upside down

Men in cowboy hats attend to a woman in distress in this illustration by F. Graham Cootes publshed in Harold Bell Wright's best-selling novel The Winning of Barbara Worth (1911). Set in the American Southwest, the book was later adapted into a silent film starring Gary Cooper. 

Citation: The Winning of Barbara Worth. Taylor 1911 .W75 W5. Special Collections, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va.

Original Author: F. Graham Cootes

Created: 1911

Medium: Book illustration

Courtesy of University of Virginia Special Collections

Sibyl

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.

Original Author: F. Graham Cootes

Created: 1914

Medium: Oil painting

Courtesy of University of Virginia Special Collections

Still she did not speak

F. Graham Cootes's oil painting depicts a scene in 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.

Original Author: F. Graham Cootes

Created: 1914

Medium: Oil painting

Courtesy of University of Virginia Special Collections

In the glowing heart of the fire she saw her home warm with holy love

This romantic image by F. Graham Cootes is one of four illustrations he created for Their Yesterdays (1912), a novel by the best-selling author Harold Bell Wright. 

Citation: Their Yesterdays. PS3545 .R45 T48 1912. Special Collections, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va.

Original Author: F. Graham Cootes

Created: 1912

Medium: Book illustration

Courtesy of University of Virginia Special Collections

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  • The Winning of Barbara Worth

    The artist F. Graham Cootes illustrated the dust jacket of Harold Bell Wright's best-selling novel The Winning of Barbara Worth (1911).

    Citation: The Winning of Barbara Worth. Taylor 1911 .W75 W5. Special Collections, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va.

    Original Author: F. Graham Cootes

    Created: 1911

    Medium: Illustrated dust jacket

    Courtesy of University of Virginia Special Collections

  • He had lifted the canteen and was holding it upside down

    Men in cowboy hats attend to a woman in distress in this illustration by F. Graham Cootes publshed in Harold Bell Wright's best-selling novel The Winning of Barbara Worth (1911). Set in the American Southwest, the book was later adapted into a silent film starring Gary Cooper. 

    Citation: The Winning of Barbara Worth. Taylor 1911 .W75 W5. Special Collections, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va.

    Original Author: F. Graham Cootes

    Created: 1911

    Medium: Book illustration

    Courtesy of University of Virginia Special Collections

  • Sibyl

    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.

    Original Author: F. Graham Cootes

    Created: 1914

    Medium: Oil painting

    Courtesy of University of Virginia Special Collections

  • Still she did not speak

    F. Graham Cootes's oil painting depicts a scene in 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.

    Original Author: F. Graham Cootes

    Created: 1914

    Medium: Oil painting

    Courtesy of University of Virginia Special Collections

  • In the glowing heart of the fire she saw her home warm with holy love

    This romantic image by F. Graham Cootes is one of four illustrations he created for Their Yesterdays (1912), a novel by the best-selling author Harold Bell Wright. 

    Citation: Their Yesterdays. PS3545 .R45 T48 1912. Special Collections, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va.

    Original Author: F. Graham Cootes

    Created: 1912

    Medium: Book illustration

    Courtesy of University of Virginia Special Collections