The Retreat – Bushkill
FES Title:
[no entry in day books – assigned number]
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Date: 08/1929
Size: 24″H x 36″W
Medium: oil-on-canvas
Type: landscape
Inscription: lr: Frank E. Schoonover / Bushkill / August 1929
Annotations: en verso on frame in graphite: August 1929
Comments: digital 5/11/04; form 5/11/04; index; edit
Commentary: The owner relates that when her father, a sheet metal roofer, replaced the roof for Mr. Schoonover, the artist paid him with this painting and explained that the roofer was getting the better part of the deal as the painting would last longer than the roof!
Provenance: Traded by artist to private collection; inherited by private collection