Revolutionary Soldier
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Date: 1899
Size: 28″H x 17″W
Medium: oil-on-canvas
Type: student painting
Inscription: ml: F.E. Schoonover
Annotations: en verso: 008
Comments: TP 10/25/01; form 11/13/07; index; edit
Commentary: Against a background of grays and dark earth tones, the swirling snow and wind-whipped, tattered coat reflect the lonely, frigid plight of the Revolutionary War soldier on sentry duty in the dead of winter. The ‘Schoonover red’ scarf provides the focal point.
Provenance: Sold by artist to private collection