The Sod House
FES Title: The faraway stretch of land a man was plowing – Mort rode forth boldly toward the sod house
Alternate Titles: “Silently he rode on – in a faraway stretch of land the man was plowing. Mort knew it was Co Donnovan, there could be no interference from him; he rode forth boldly toward the sod house.” (1974, 1980, 1993); Mort Rode Forth Bodly Toward the Sod House
Date: 03/05/1926
Size: 26″H x 36″W
Medium: oil-cotton-canvas
Type: illustration
Published: Cooper, Courtney Riley. “Oklahoma.” Country Gentleman, May 1926: 32.
caption: There could be no interference from Connovan; Mort rode forth boldly toward the sod house.

Artists in Wilmington, 1890-1940. [Wilmington]: Delaware Art Museum, 1980: 71. [not pictured] (catalog)

Elzea, Rowland and Iris Snyder. The American Illustration Collection of the Delaware Art Museum. Wilmington: Delaware Art Museum, 1991: 143.

Inscription: lr: Frank E Schoonover / ’26
Exhibitions: 1974 Lycoming; 1979 Artists of the Brandywine; 1980 DAM; 1983 JMU; 1990 Ft. Lauderdale; 1993 Eiteljorg; 1994 Nostalgic Journey
Comments: TP 4/14/03; form 4/14/03; index
This painting was relined.
Provenance: Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, Delaware. Gift of Mrs. Harald de Rapp [1971]