(1300) On Leaped the Canoe

On Leaped the Canoe
FES Title: On Leaped the Canoe like a Runaway Horse
Alternate Titles: On Lept the Canoe
Date: 05/21/1924
Size: 24″H x 48″W
Medium: oil-Russian-Linen
Type: illustration
Published: Marsh, George T. “Valley of Voices.” Red Book Magazine, August 1924: 66-67.
caption: “Down,” cried David. A rifle exploded on shore; a bullet splintered the gunwale. The canoe nosed into the rapid.

Schoonover, Frank E. The Edge of the Wilderness, edited by Cortlandt Schoonover. Toronto: Methuen, 1974: 148.
caption: On Leaped the Canoe Like a Runaway Horse

Schoonover, Cortlandt. Frank Schoonover, Illustrator of the North American Frontier. New York: Watson-Guptill Publications, 1976: 58-59.
caption: On Leaped the Canoe Like a Runaway Horse

Adventures in Art The Brandywine Artists: Masters of Storytelling through Illustration. Pensacola, FL: Pensacola Museum of Art, 2001: 19.
caption: On Lept the Canoe

Inscription: lr: Frank E. Schoonover / ’24
Exhibitions: 2001 Pensacola (catalog)
Comments: TP 2/28/02; form 1/23/03; NT 4×5; index
Commentary: This painting was originally 32×48, and was trimmed to 24×48 and resigned by the artist. (day books) It was made into a print in the 1970’s.
Provenance: Sold by artist to Charles Huber, Wilmington, Delaware; Bartfield’s, New York; John Remer; The Cronley Collection, Pensacola, Florida; Schoonover Studios, Ltd., Wilmington, Delaware [2003]; private collection [2003]

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