(0187) Blake Hall

Blake Hall
FES Title: Vignette of Blake Hall
Alternate Titles: Southern Plantation
Date: 09/16/1903
Size: 7″H x 7.5″W
Medium: ink-illustration-board
Type: illustration
Published: Glasgow, Ellen. The Deliverance: A Romance of the Virginia Tobacco Fields. New York: Doubleday Page and Co., 1904: 1.
caption: Book One, The Inheritance

Brandywine River Museum. Catalogue of the Collection 1969-89. Chadds Ford, PA: Brandywine Conservancy, 1991: 173

[not pictured].
Inscription: ll: S-
ll: To my friend Carolyn Wyeth / from the artist- Frank E Schoonover- / September 20, 1906
Comments: trany 10/13/04; index; edit
BRM #85.10.93 listed as “Southern Plantation”
description from unknown source: The house, large with many windows stares on past its’ landscaped grounds as if it has a personality of its’ own. The trees are dark and heavily drawn, creating a looming presence.
Provenance: Given by the artist to Carolyn Bockius Wyeth (September 20, 1906); Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Wyeth, Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania [1966]; Brandywine River Museum, Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Wyeth [1985]

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