(2452) Upper Powder Mills Dam

Upper Powder Mills Dam
FES Title: Upper Powder Mills Dam; Dam on Brandywine for the Upper Birkenhead Powder Mills built 1922
Alternate Titles: Brandywine
Date: 10/1950
Size: 20.25″H x 30.25″W
Medium: oil-on-Linen-canvas
Type: landscape
Inscription: lr: Frank E. Schoonover / Oct. 1950
Annotations: en verso: 1950 Oct 20-21 / Birkenhead / Frank E. Schoonover 1616 Rodney Street
en verso on label: “Dam on Brandywine for the Upper Birkenhead Powder Mills built 1922”
Exhibitions: 2000 Biggs; 2006 HSD
Comments: TP 5-22-02;form 4-07; index; edit
Commentary: In addition to many landscapes rendered in the Bushkill, Pennsylvania, area, Schoonover began painting various scenes along the Brandywine River in Wilmington, Delaware. Unlike the the Bushkill Delaware River landscapes, the artist rarely painted the same place along the Brandywine a second time.
Provenance: Sold by artist to Wallace Williams, Newark, Delaware (January 10, 1952); Lois W. Sutton, Landenburg, Pennsylvania [1982]; private collection [1994]
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