(2451) Sunrise on the Reaches of the Upper Delaware

Sunrise on the Reaches of the Upper Delaware
FES Title: Reaches of the Upper Delaware / Sunrise on the Delaware Bushkill. Good bass fishing..
Alternate Titles: Sunrise on the Delaware
[1951]; Reaches of the Upper Delaware [1962]
Date: 09/14/1950
Size: 18″H x 24″W
Medium: oil-on-gesso-board
Type: landscape
Inscription: lr: Frank E. Schoonover / 1950
Exhibitions: 1951 Delaware River Group; 1962 FES
Comments: 4×5 transparency sent by owner; form 1/29/03; index; edit
Commentary: There are two entries in the day book for this painting. The first gives the title. In the second, Schoonover notes that he was “painting up river, easel in boat – rocks where we cook bacon – cold morning.” (day books)
The focal point is the sunlit grouping of flowers on the outcropping of rock reminiscent of Indian Rock further downstream.
Provenance: Sold by artist to Mrs. Robert Flint, Wilmington, Delaware (November 1962); descended in family to private collection
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