Headgates for Raceway – Dogwood
FES Title: Dogwood
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Date: 05/04/1952
Size: 16″H x 18″W
Medium: oil-on-board
Type: landscape
Inscription: lr: Frank E. Schoonover
Annotations: en verso: May 1932. no. 2462 / 16 x 18 / Head Gates -for Raceway / “Mills on the Brandywine.” / Located above. / Henry Clay Factory – Keg Mill / Built 1815
Comments: TP 8/28/01; Form 1/29/03; index; edit
Commentary: This painting is significant because it reflects Schoonover’s change to a lighter palette. The brush strokes and diffused light source show the beginnings of a change from romantic realism towards his later impressionistic style.
Provenance: Sold by the artist to Mr. and Mrs. Hubbard; Schoonover Studios, Ltd., Wilmington, Delaware
[2001]; private collection (January 2, 2002)