(2505a) Hoopes Dam Bird Refuge

Hoopes Dam Bird Refuge
FES Title: Hoope’s Dam Bird Refuge
Alternate Titles: Bird Refuge Hoopes Dam (1967)
Date: 10/1962
Size: 16″H x 20″W
Medium: oil-on-canvas-board
Type: landscape
Inscription: lr: Frank E. Schoonover Oct. 1962
Annotations: en verso on frame: Bird Refuge at Hoope’s Dam
en verso on right: Frank E. Schoonover / Oct. 12 and 13
en verso on left: 16 x 20
Exhibitions: 1963 State Fair; 1965 Gift Horse; 1967 Gift Horse
Comments: index; edit
Commentary: This landscape is Schoonover only known image of the Bird Refuge at Hoope’s Dam in Wilmington. It was purchased by one of the artist’s students.
Provenance: Sold by artist to S. Martha DeBartolomeis; descended in family to private collection (circa 1974); inherited by private collection (2000)

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