The Old Homestead in Hood County
FES Title:
[pages missing from the day books – assigned number]
Alternate Titles: Homestead in Hood County
Date: 1935
Size: 0″H x 0″W
Medium: oil-on-canvas
Type: subject painting
Published: Pitz, Henry C. “Frank E. Schoonover: An Exemplar of the Pyle Tradition.” American Artist, November 1964: 68.
caption: The Old Homestead in Hood County Oil By Frank E. Schoonover
Inscription: lr: Frank E. Schoonover / 1935
Comments: edit
Commentary: The farm depicted in this easel painting shows the boyhood farm of Dr. William H. Kraemer in Wood County near Parkersburg, West Virginia. Schoonover was commissioned to render the sketches and painting as described from Dr. Kraemer’s memory. The doctor can be seen as a boy driving the cows in the background. The farmer and his wife are Kraemer’s parents.
Provenance: Not known