Poconos, or Canadian Vista
FES Title:
Alternate Titles: The Poconos
[1979]; Canadian Vista [1983]
Date: 1920
Size: 36.5″H x 23.75″W
Medium: oil on canvas
Type: Illustration
Published: The Sewell C. Biggs Collection of American Art: A Catalogue. Dover, DE: Biggs Museum of American Art, 2002: 405.
caption: The Poconos

Brandywine River Museum. Frank E. Schoonover, Illustrator. Chadds Ford, PA: Brandywine River Museum, 1979: 51. (catalog)
caption: The Poconos

Inscription: lr: Frank E. Schoonover / 1920 / -20
Exhibitions: 1979 FES (catalog); 1983 DAM
Comments: TP image from Biggs Museum; index; edit
black/white neg. in files
The major clue in determining that this was an alteration of another painting was in the inscription that had a second date: a ’20-‘ to the right of the ‘1920’ located under ‘Frank E. Schoonover.’ The man, the animal and some flora have been overpainted to produce a landscape.
Provenance: Sewell C. Biggs, Middletown, Delaware; Sewell C. Biggs Museum of American Art, Dover, Delaware