(0278) Running Rapid

Running Rapid
FES Title: Running Rapid
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Date: 10/30/1906
Size: 0″H x 0″W
Medium: oil-on-canvas_FullBR
Type: illustration
Published: van Dyke, Henry. “A Holiday in a Vacation.” Scribner’s Magazine, January 1907: 9.
caption: Our canoes go with the river, but no longer easily or lazily. – Page 6

van Dyke, Henry. Days Off and Other Digressions. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1907: frontispiece.
caption: Our canoes go with the river, but no longer easily or lazily.

______. Leather Ed. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1911: frontispiece.


“Scribner’s Presents.” Scribner’s Magazine, January 1937: 77.
caption: ‘Our canoes go with the river, but no longer easily or lazily.’ Drawn by F.E. Schoonover for ‘A Holiday in a Vacation’ by Henry van Dyke, January,1907

Apgar, John F., Jr. Frank E. Schoonover, Painter-Illustrator: A Bibliography. Morristown, NJ: John F. Apgar, Jr., 1969: 15.
caption: In the White Water. Illustration from the story A Holiday Vacation by Henry Van Dyke, Scribner’s Magazine, April 1907. The illustration also appears in the book Days Off published by Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1907.

Inscription: lr: F.E. Schoonover
Comments: index; edit
The Board of Education, Wilmington, DE (June 14, 1944); reportedly stolen [1976]; not known.
Commentary: Schoonover donated this painting for the ‘Book and Author War Bond Rallies’ auction which was held on June 14, 1944 at The Playhouse in the Hotel du Pont in Wilmington, Delaware. Bought by the Wilmington Savings Fund Society, it was donated to The Board of Education, Wilmington, Delaware. In 1976, this painting was reported as missing and it had not been located by publication of this book. Information was requested in the Maine Antique Digest June 2005: 31-B. (archives)
Provenance: Donated by artist to The Wilmington Book and Author War Bond Committee, Wilmington, Delaware; Wilmington Savings Fund Society, Wilmington, Delaware (June 14, 1944); Board of Education, Wilmington, Delaware; not known

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