Joe Pye – Painted From the Pye Growing on Back Fields
FES Title: Joe Pye – on canvas – painted from The Pye growing on back fields – when spruce trees were planted.
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Date: 08/1943
Size: 31″H x 23″W
Medium: oil-on-canvas
Type: subject pictures
Inscription: lr: Frank E. Schoonover / Bushkill – 1943
Comments: DB: restretched from 24 x 30 to 23 x 31 ro fit old frame
Scan DAM, April, 2007; form 9/30/04; title indexing only
Commentary: Joe Pye was a prevalent flowering weed that grew on the back fields behind Schoonover’s summer home in Bushkill. For a view of his cultivated garden see #2147.
This landscape was painted over #1584 (day books).
Provenance: Sold by artist to Mrs. George William Chadwick, Niagra Falls, New York; Margaret Woodbridge Chadwick, Greenville, Delaware; not known
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