Song of the Locust
FES Title: “Song of the Locust” Landscape at Breck’s Mill
Alternate Titles: Breck’s Mill Landscape
[1965]; Song of the Locust – Brecks Mill [1967] The Brandywine from Brecks Mill [1968]; The Brandywine Near Breck’s Mill [1969]; Bushkill Landscape [2000]
Date: 07/25/1961
Size: 28″H x 32″W
Medium: oil-on-canvas
Type: landscape
Inscription: lr: Frank E. Schoonover 1961
Annotations: en verso on stretcher: The Brandywine from Brecks Mill / “Song of the Locust” / No. 2505 July 25 – on – 1961
en verso on artist’s label on stretcher: Breck’s Mill Landscape / July 25 / “The Song of the Locust” / painted by Frank E. Schoonover / 1616 Rodney St Wil Del
Exhibitions: 1962 FES; 1963 Music School (title unverified); 1965 Gift Horse; 1967 Gift Horse; 1968 Clubhouse; 1969 FES; 2000 Biggs
Comments: TP 2/26/03; Form 2/26/03; index; edit
Commentary: This is the fifth and final entry by Schoonover in his day books. Other works were painted later and have been assigned numbers accordingly, usually determined by the dates on the works.
Provenance: Artist; The Gift Horse, West Chester, Pennsylvania (1965, 1967); Clubhouse Art Gallery, Media, Pennsylvania [1968]; Delaware State Museums, Dover, Delaware [1969]
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