(2323) Joe Pye Weed and Black Butterfly

Joe Pye Weed and Black Butterfly
FES Title:Joe Pye Weed + Black Butterfly – Spice – Brush Swallowtail
Alternate Titles:Butterfly and Joe Pye Weed
Date: 09/01/1943
Size: 10″H x 8″W
Type:subject painting
Inscription: lr: F. Schoonover
Annotations: en verso on label: Wilmington Society of the Fine Arts / Title Butterfly and Joe Pye Weed / Artist Frank E Schoonover / Return Address 1616 Rodney Street

en verso on label: The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts // One Hundred and Forty-second Annual / Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture / January 25 theorugh March 21, 1947 / Broad and Cherry Sts. Philadelphia 2, Pa. // Fill in by lettering plainly in all four sections. Attach only this / end to back of picture in upper left hand corner or tie to sculpture. / Let other sections hang free. Do not separate the sections. // Artist Frank E. Schoonover / Return address street 1616 Rodney Street / City Wilmington 35 Del / Title “Butterfly and Joe Pye Weed” / Medium Oil / State whether Oil, Tempura, Marble, Bronze, Plaster, etc. // ——- / 2 Critics Data / Artist Frank E. Schoonover 986 [handwritten] / Title “Butterfly amd Joe Pye Weed” / Medium Oil / State whether Oil, Tempura, Marble, Bronze, Plaster, etc. // [remaining parts of form removed]

Exhibitions: 1943 WSFA
Comments: TP 1/15/02; redo 6/20/07I
It was not accepted for the 1947 Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Annual Exhibition.
Commentary: This painting was one of a number hung at the Pocono Manor Inn, Pennsylvania during the 1940’s and 1950’s.
Provenance: Sold by artist to Mr. and Mrs. George A. Chadwick, Niagra Falls, New York (December 10, 1943); inherited by Peggy Woodbridge Chadwick, Greenville, Delaware; Collection of Michael NeVille
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