2450
As The Canoe Swept By
FES Title:
[no title entered in day books]
Alternate Titles: The Canoeists
Date: 04/1950
Size: 28″H x 46.25″W
Medium: oil-on-canvas
Type: illustration [copy]
Published: Pitz, Henry C. “Frank E. Schoonover: An Exemplar of the Pyle Tradition.” American Artist, November 1964: 65.
caption: A painting in oil, duplication of the design of an earlier illustration [1938] destroyed by fire. Collection of William Stanier
Schoonover, Frank E. The Edge of Wilderness, edited by Cortlandt Schoonover. Toronto: Methuen, 1974: 156.
caption: The Canoeists
Inscription: lr: Frank E. Schoonover / 1950
Annotations: en verso: 2203-May 1938 / April 1950 2450
Exhibitions:
Comments: TP 9/25/03; form 8/27/07; index
Commentary: In March of 1950, Mr. William Stanier lost a Schoonover painting, #2254, in a cabin fire in Vermont. He asked the artist to paint this copy of the image which he did later the same month. It is painted over #2203.
Provenance: Sold by artist to Mr. and Mrs. William Stanier [1950]; inherited by Mr. and Mrs. Stephen K. Leech; inherited by Alma Leech; inherited by Darryl Leech, Atlanta, Georgia; Schoonover Studios, Ltd., Wilmington, Delaware; private collection [2005]; Sold at auction 12/11/12, Bonhams, San Francisco; Sold at auction 5/19/16 for $293,000, Christie’s New York
Current Owner: