(2445) Eel Weir, On The Upper Delaware

Eel Weir, On The Upper Delaware
FES Title: Near Mast Hope (Barryville) Eel Weir Rack –
Alternate Titles: Eel Weir
Date: 09/21/1949
Size: 30″H x 40″W
Medium: oil-on-canvas
Type: landscape
Published: Pitz, Henry C. “Frank E. Schoonover: An Exemplar of the Pyle Tradition.” American Artist, 1964: 67.
caption: Eel Weir on the Delaware

Calendar. Philadelphia: Provident Life Insurance Company, 1975.
caption: “Eel Weir on the Upper Delaware,” 1945. Frank E. Schoonover. Courtesu of Thomas Spackman.

Schoonover, Cortlandt. Frank Schoonover, Illustrator of the North American Frontier. New York: Watson-Guptill Publications, 1976: 179.
caption: The Eel Weir

Inscription: lr: Frank E. Schoonover
Exhibitions: 1962 FES; 1965 Gift Horse; 1967 WSFS
Comments: index;
Commentary: This is Schoonover’s only painting of the eel weir on the Delaware River. It was painted over canvas #1328. (day books)
Provenance: Artist; The Gift Horse, West Chester, Pennsylvania [1965]; Thomas Spackman, West Chester, Pennsylvania (April 15, 1965); private collection; inherited by private collection
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