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Evangeline
FES Title: Homeward serenely she walked with God’s benediction upon her
Alternate Titles:
Date: 07/11/1907
Size: 36″H x 24″W
Medium: oil-on-canvas
Type: illustration
Published: Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth. The Children’s Longfellow. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1908: facing 88.
caption: Homeward Serenely she walked with God’s benediction upon her. When she had passed, it seemed like the ceasing of exquisite music

Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth. The Children’s Own Longfellow. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1908: facing 22.
no caption

Schoonover, Cortlandt. Frank Schoonover, Illustrator of the North American Frontier. New York: Watson-Guptill Publications, 1976: 135.
caption: Evangeline

Brandywine River Museum. Frank E. Schoonover, Illustrator. Chadds Ford, PA: Brandywine River Museum, 1979: 48.

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Adventures in Art The Brandywine Artists: Masters of Storytelling through Illustration. Pensacola, FL: Pensacola Museum of Art, 2001: 17.
caption: Evangeline

Smith, Louise Schoonover. “The Art of Frank E. Schoonover.” Illustration, July 2003: 30.
caption: “Evangeline,” 1908. Oil on canvas, 36″ x 24″. Daybook #318, Collection of John R. Schoonover.

Inscription: lr: F.E. Schoonover
Annotations:
Exhibitions: 1913 WSFA; 1965 Gift Horse; 1967 Gift Horse; 1968 Clubhouse; 1969 FES; 1977 FES; 1979 FES (catalog); 1984 Friends; 1997 Longwood; 1998 Biggs; 2001 FES; 2001 Pensacola (catalog)
Comments: TP 3/01; index; edit
(See sketch and study – 318a, 318s)
Commentary: Schoonover spent more than twenty days working on this illustration.
Provenance: Artist; Helen L. Card, Latentdorf Bookshop, New York [1962]; The Gift Horse, West Chester, Pennsylvania [1965]; Mrs. Cortlandt Schoonover, Middletown, Delaware (April 1965); The Gift Horse, West Chester, Pennsylvania [1967]; Clubhouse Art Gallery, Media, Pennsylvania [1968]; private collection

 

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