George Smith House
FES Title: Geo. Smith House am. from wood pile and John House
Alternate Titles: The Old Smith House-Sugar Mountain (1940)
Date: 09/29/1940
Size: 24″H x 30″W
Medium: oil-on-canvas
Type: landscape
Inscription: lr: Frank E. Schoonover / 1940
Exhibitions: 1940 WSFA Fall
Comments: This painting is 5 inches less in width than is recorded in the day book.
TP 6/19/03; form 6/19/03; index
Commentary: Looking from across the road, this view shows the front and right side of the farm house on the George Smith property. While painting, Schoonover’s wife, Martha, and a friend came up to see him work. He notes their being there and declares it a ‘Great Day.’ (day books)
For further commentary, see #2150.
Provenance: Sold to J.F. Anderson (December 19, 1944); Collection of the Anderson Family (February 17, 1987)
Current Owner: