Holly Hock Tea House
FES Title:
[no entry in day books – assigned number ]
Alternate Titles:
Date: 1915
Size: 8.925″H x 5.5″W
Medium: oil-on-canvas-board
Type: landscape
Inscription: [unsigned]
Annotations: en verso label: The small oil of the tree and building / is of The holly Hock Tea House in / Bushkill, Pa. This is a very early sketch. / The tea room has been long defunct. / My family were great friends of the / Davis sisters who ran the tearoom. / It was probably painted between 1915-25 // Elizabeth Schoonover Cobb

label en verso: March 26, 1981 // This painting by my father, Frank / E. Schoonover, is of the Holly Hock / Tea House, Bushkill, Penna. / The Davis sisters of Easton ran the tea / house and had the most wonderful / Raspberry ice cream. Mother and father played / a great deal of bridge with Miss Caroline and / Miss Beth. // Elizabeth Schoonover Cobb

Comments: Digital 9/30/04; Form 9/30/04; index; hhth>698L
Commentary: This painting was probably completed some time between 1915 and 1925.
Provenance: Given by artist to Elizabeth Schoonover Cobb; gifted to Margaret Woodbridge Chadwick (March 26, 1981); descended in the family to private collection