(sw005) Plaster Cast of Hand

Plaster Cast of Hand
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Date: 10/07/1896
Size: 24″H x 19″W
Medium: charcoal-on-paper
Type: student picture
Published: Drexel University Museum. Frank E. Schoonover at Drexel: Illustration and the Academic Tradition 1892-1903. Philadelphia: Drexel University, 1986: 24.
caption: 8A. Plaster Cast of Hand
Inscription: lr: Frank E. Schoonover Oct. ’96
Annotations: en verso:
[sketch of figures in landscape orientation in charcoal and chalk on paper]; F.E. Schoonover
Exhibitions: 1986 FES Drexel (catalog)
Comments: digital; edit
Commentary: This drawing was made in the Advanced Elementary Class that Schoonover took at Drexel in 1896. “It is the only remaining product of Schoonover’s first term at Drexel known to exist.” The verso side of this work is a charcoal and chalk drawing of figures in a landscape. (Drexel University Museum, 24)
Provenance: Schoonover Studios, Ltd., Wilmington, Delaware; private collection

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