(2418) Harry Garris Home from John Le Bar’s Home

Harry Garris Home from John Le Bar’s Home
FES Title: Harry Garris Home from John LeBar’s House
Alternate Titles: October Comes to a Pike Co. Homestead
[1949]; Pike County Homestead [1950]; October Comes [1982]
Date: 10/03/1949
Size: 28″H x 32.25″W
Medium: oil-on-canvas
Type: landscape
Published: Schoonover, Cortlandt. Frank Schoonover, Illustrator of the North American Frontier. New York: Watson-Guptill Publications, 1976: 40.
caption: Hemingway’s Pond, Bushkill, Pennsylvania

Four Decades: The Hotel du Pont Collection. Wilmington: Delaware Art Museum, 1982: 6. (catalog)
caption: October Comes

Inscription: lr: Frank E. Schoonover / B 1948
Exhibitions: 1949 WSFA; 1950 Buck Hill; 1982 Hotel du Pont (catalog)
Comments: verso not accessible: white paper glued on back
Commentary: Schoonover painted this landscape from John LeBar’s house located across the valley from the Garris place near Bushkill. This, and the painting of John LeBar’s house (#2408), both traditionally hang in the Green Room (main dining room) in the Hotel du Pont in Wilmington, Delaware.
Provenance: Sold by artist to E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (Hotel du Pont), Wilmington, Delaware [1951]

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