(2254) As the Canoe Swept Around

As the Canoe Swept By
FES Title: Mss from Am. Boy. As the canoe swept around a sharp bend in the river – 3 men in canoe
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Date: 02/23/1940
Size: 28″H x 46″W
Medium: oil-on-Landscape-canvas
Type: illustration
Published: Erskine, Laurie York. “Why Craig Laughed.” The American Boy–Youth’s Companion, May 1940: 13.
caption: As the canoe swept by, Tom caught a glimpse of Crawford, but what he saw sent through him a chill of horror.
Inscription: ll: Frank E. Schoonover / ’40
Comments: index

Commentary: Schoonover painted this illustration over #2195. (day books) The painting was destroyed in a cabin fire in Vermont on March 2, 1950. The owner asked Schoonover to make a copy of the image later in March of 1950. See #2450.
Provenance: Sold by artist to Mr. and Mrs. William Stanier (January 23, 1942); Destroyed in fire March 2, 1950; Bonham’s San Francisco, Lot 203 (December 11, 2012)
Current Owner:  William Stainer

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