Worm Fence (Hoffman’s Meadow)
FES Title:
Alternate Titles: The Fence; Worm Fence (1972, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1989)
Date: 07/07/1899
Size: 13″H x 20″W
Medium: oil-on-canvas
Type: student painting
Published: Dietz, Kate. “Frank E. Schoonover.” Delaware County Scene. September-October
[1972]: 10.
caption: Worm Fence by Frank E. Schoonover

Howard Pyle: A Teacher, The Formal Years. Chadds Ford, PA: The Brandywine Conservancy, 1980: 16.
caption: Worm Fence

Brandywine River Museum. Catalogue of the Collection 1969-89. Chadds Ford, PA: Brandywine Conservancy, 1991: 170. [not pictured]

Inscription: lr: Frank E. Schoonover / Chadds Ford ’99
Annotations: en verso: Frank E. Schoonover / Chadd’s Ford / July 7, ’99
en verso on typed card signed by John Schoonover – pasted on relining: “The Fence / a student painting by F.E. Schoonover / Chadds Ford / July 7, ’99 / John R. Schoonover / 11/15/70”
Exhibitions: 1972 BRM; 1979 Artists of the Brandywine; 1980 BRM(catalog); 1981 Brandywine Heritage; 1989 BRM; 2001 BRM; 2002 BRM Summer
Comments: BRM #70.3.3; TP 9/30/2004; index; edit
Commentary: See related photograph by Schoonover of a worm fence in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania. (#sw71p)
Provenance: Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Wyeth, Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania; Brandywine River Museum, Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Wyeth [1970]