Cardinal Flower
FES Title: Cardinal Flower
Alternate Titles:
Date: 09/1943
Size: 10″H x 8″W
Medium: oil-on-gesso-board
Type: subject painting
Inscription: lr in graphite: Frank E Schoonover Bushkill, Pa
Annotations: en verso in graphite: 1943 – Bushkill / Flowers – Little Bushkill / Cardinal Flower / Labelia Cardinales / Early French Canadians / so struck with its beauty, / sent flowers to France – / specimens of what the wilds / of the New World could yield. / Perhaps at that time it / received the English name / which likens it to the / gorgeously attired dignitaries / of the Roman Church /
Comments: Trany Project 5/15/03; Form; index
Provenance: Given by artist to private collection
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