Spring Comes to the Brandywine
FES Title: Spring comes to the Brandywine
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Date: 04/27/1952
Size: 18″H x 25″W
Medium: oil-gesso-board
Type: landscape
Inscription: lr: Frank E. Schoonover / 1952
Annotations: en verso: 2461 – 1952- April 21, 1952 / Spring comes to the Brandywine / April 21-22-24-27 / Frank E. Schoonover
Comments: TP (FL) 6/13/05; Form 6/23/05; index;edit
Commentary: This painting reflects Schoonover’s change to a lighter palette. The brush strokes and diffused light show the beginnings of a change from romantic realism toward his later impressionistic style.
Provenance: Given by artist to Elizabeth Schoonover Cobb
[1956]; Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, Florida. Gift of Elizabeth Schoonover Cobb [1993]