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Landing the Salmon
FES Title: Landing the salmon
Alternate Titles:
Date: 12/10/1906
Size: 36″H x 24″W
Medium: oil-canvas-board
Type: illustration
Published: van Dyke, Henry. “His Other Engagement.” Scribner’s Magazine, February 1907: 176.
caption: There was the gleam of an immense mass of silver in its meshes.

van Dyke, Henry. Days Off and Other Digressions. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1907: 94.
caption: There was the gleam of an immense mass of silver in its meshes.

Davis, Tom. “The Romance of Brandywine.” Sporting Classics, May-June 2001: 81.
Caption: Frank Schoonover painted Landing the Salmon in 1905 for Henry Van Dyke’s classic Days Off.

Jones, Robert E. “Finders, Weepers: Welcome to Muskie Country.” The Ultimate Fishing Book. edited by Lee Eisenberg and DeCourcy Taylor. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company. 1981.

Inscription: lr: Schoonover / ’06
Annotations: en verso on paper label: Landing the Salmon / by Frank E. Schoonover / from the book “Days Off” / by Henry Van Dyke / 1906 / Illustration #290 /
Exhibitions: 1979 Montrose
Comments: NT 4×5
[3]; digital 6/06; form 6/06; index edit; added Jones pub. and Prov. (Collection of Rahr Family) in 5-2014.
Commentary:
Provenance: Not known; Montrose Galleries, Bethesda, Maryland [1979]; Schoonover Studios, Ltd., Wilmington, Delaware [1979]; Collection of Guido R. Rahr, Jr; Collection of Rahr Family [2005].