(0706) The Water Lily

The Water Lily
FES Title: The Water-Lily painted for Mrs. T. Coleman duPont
Alternate Titles: Indians in a Canoe
Date: 01/04/1916
Size: 40″H x 34.25″W
Medium: oil_single-prime-canvas
Type: subject painting
Published: Scribner’s Magazine, June 1917: frontispiece.
caption: The Water-Lily From the Painting of Frank E. Schoonover in the collection of Mrs. T. Coleman duPont

Schoonover, Frank E. The Edge of the Wilderness, edited by Cortlandt Schoonover. Toronto: Methuen, 1974: 153.
caption: Indians in a Canoe

Elzea, Rowland, and Iris Snyder. The American Illustration Collection of the Delaware Art Museum. Wilmington: Delaware Art Museum, 1991: 144.

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Inscription: ll: Frank E. Schoonover 1916
Annotations: en verso on frame on Wilmington Society of the Fine Arts label: “Indians in a Canoe” by Frank E. Schoonover / Gift of Mr. C. Douglass Buck, Jr. / May 31, 1968
en verso on paper label on frame: Indians in Canoe / (Artist, Frank Schoonover, 1916) / Belongs to Paul E. Wilson / Alice duPont Buck / 1950
Exhibitions: 2004 Biggs
Comments: TP 4/14/03; form 4/14/03; index edit;
Commentary: See #706s for a sketch for this work.
Provenance: Artist comissioned by Mrs. T. Coleman duPont; Paul T. Wilson; Alice duPont Buck [1950]; C. Doulgass Buck, Jr.; Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, Delaware. Gift of C. Douglass Buck, Jr. [1968]
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