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Premier Auction | May 19, 2023

Fri, May 19, 2023 09:00AM EDT
Lot 752

Frank E. Schoonover

Estimate: $15,000 - $20,000

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$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

(American, 1877-1972)
Trappers With Rifles, 1925, signed lower left "Frank E. Schoonover", old label verso "Marion Smith/Silverside.",  oil on canvas,  20 x15 in.; carved wood frame, 23 x 18-1/4 in.

Note: This painting illustrated the story Witness for the Defense by George Marsh, for Redbook Magazine, October 1925. 

Literature: Included in the Schoonover Catalogue Raisonné: Schoonover John R Frank E Schoonover Louise Schoonover Smith and LeeAnn Dean. 2009. Frank E. Schoonover Catalogue Raisonné (version 1st ed). 1st ed. New Castle Del: Oak Knoll Press, #1384cdl.


laid on Masonite, surface dirt layer; frame with minimal wear

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Schoonover Studios, Ltd., Wilmington, Delaware (label verso); The American Illustrator Collection of Sarah S. Harrison, Wilmington, Delaware