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Date: 1899
Size: 21.5″H x 18″W
Medium: charcoal-and-pastel-on-pape
Type: subject painting
Published: Drexel University Museum. Frank E. Schoonover at Drexel: Illustration and the Academic Tradition 1892-1903. Philadelphia: Drexel University, 1986: 44.
caption: 37. Country Auction
Inscription: lr: Frank E. Schoonover
Exhibitions: 1986 FES Drexel (catalog)
Comments: TP 8/7/02; Form 8/7/02; index; edit
Commentary: Here “Schoonover…employs white and red highlights, but introduces for the first time, a clear sanguine red, later to become a trademark of his illustration, ‘Schoonover red.'” (Drexel University Museum, 37) For further commentary, see #sw27.
Provenance: Collection of Nicholas L. Cerchio, III

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