(2383) Sandy Beach from Beck’s Landing

Sandy Beach from Beck’s Landing
FES Title: Looking toward Sandy Beach From Beck’s Landing
Alternate Titles: Delaware River, Bushkill 1980
Date: 08/18/1945
Size: 22″H x 36″W
Medium: oil-on-canvas
Type: landscape
Inscription: lr: Frank E. Schoonover / Bushkill 1945
Annotations: en verso: Bushkill / 22 x 26 / Aug. 1943 / From Becks’s Landing / Greenland Mac
[h] turn / Delaware River / Confluence Big Bushkill
en verso on original typed label on upper right stretcher: Illustration for no 2125 March 1926 / MIGHTY HORIZON / 1st Installment / Heading / Galley 2 / The broad heavy face was a mark that he could miss. / He could feel the flesh of Orin’s cheek spreading beneath / his knuckles. He struck twice more as Orin Fell.
Exhibitions: 1980 Lancaster
Comments: index
Commentary: Schoonover took illustration #1938 off its stretcher and re-stretched it onto the stretcher previously used for #2125. Then he overpainted the combination with this landscape. (day books and archives)
For further commentary, see #2125 and #2229L.
Provenance: Sold by artist to private collection; descended in family to private collection

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