(2294) The Trail Makers

The Trail Makers
FES Title: DuPont “The Trail Makers”
Alternate Titles:
Date: 08/01/1941
Size: 29″H x 42″W
Medium: oil-on-canvas
Type: subject painting
Published: du Pont Safety Calendar. Wilmington, DE: E. I du Pont de Nemours and Co., Inc., 1942.
caption: The trail blazers along our northern border in 1790

Schoonover, Frank E. The Edge of Wilderness, edited by Cortlandt Schoonover. Toronto: Methuen, 1974: 71
caption: The Trailmakers

Schoonover, Cortlandt. Frank Schoonover, Illustrator of the North American Frontier. New York: Watson-Guptill Publications, 1976: 97.
caption: The Trailmakers

Inscription: lr: Frank E. Schoonover / B – 1941
Annotations: en verso: Bushkill 2298 August 1, 1941
Comments: index;
annotations are as per owner by letter
Commentary: Schoonover incorrectly wrote ‘2298’ en verso. (day books)
Provenance: Commissioned by E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, Wilmington, Delaware
[1941]; sold by artist to private collection
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