(1317) Washington in his Gardens at Mount Vernon

Washington in his Gardens at Mount Vernon
FES Title: Washington in his garden Mt. Vernon
Alternate Titles: Washington
Date: 09/10/1924
Size: 36″H x 30″W
Medium: oil_single-prime-lincanvas
Type: illustration
Published: Madison, Lucy Foster. Washington. Philadelphia: The Penn Publishing Company, 1927: 390.
caption: They Were Halcyon Days for Washington with Love at Home and Praise from Abroad

______. New York: The Hampton Publishing Company, 1925: 390.
caption: [same]

Inscription: lm: Frank E. Schoonover / ’24
Exhibitions: 1965 Gift Horse
Comments: NT4x5; form 8/27/07; index; sketch see #1317s; edit;
Commentary: The painting is on long term loan to Sewell C. Biggs Museum of American Art in Dover, Delaware. The sketch for this painting is part of the collection of the Brandywine River Museum, Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania.
Provenance: Artist; The Gift Horse, West Chester, Pennsylvania [1965]; Phillips, New York [1981]; Christie’s East, New York (October 7, 1987); Brandywine School District, Claymont, Delaware; on loan to Sewell C. Biggs Museum of American Art, Dover, Delaware

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