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Welcome to Schoonover Studios - American Illustrators - Frank E. Schoonover

WELCOME TO SCHOONOVER STUDIOS FEATURING A UNIQUE SELECTION FOR COLLECTORS OF AMERICAN ILLUSTRATION WITH AN EMPHASIS ON THE HOWARD PYLE SCHOOL. WORKS BY LATE NINETEENTH AND EARLY TWENTIETH CENTURY LOCAL AND REGIONAL ARTISTS ARE ALSO AVAILABLE. RESTORATION AND APPRAISAL SERVICES PROVIDED.

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William Aylward
CLIPPER SHIP
Watercolor on board
14” x 18”; C. 1925

Pyle Students Collection

Frank E. Schoonover
LAFITTE ACCEPTS THE RANSOM
Oil; 33” x 22”; 1911
Story; In the Haunts of Jean LaFitte

Schoonover Illustration Collection

 

Herman Giesen
OTIS ELEVATOR
Gouache; 18” x 18”; C. 1930

American Illustration Collection

Click Here to Visit Mitchell Gallery FRANK E. SCHOONOVER EXHIBIT

The 302 visits Schoonover Studios to explore the storied past and work of world famous Wilmington illustrator Frank E. Schoonover.


 

At the 2019 ANTIQUES ROADSHOW event at the Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library in Delaware, a guest named Dennis brought in a 1923 Frank Schoonover oil painting on canvas titled, “Privateers of ’76,” that he had inherited from his parents. Watch the show segment- Click Here.


 


Thank you for visiting my Web site. Since 1906, these historic studios have been active both nationally and locally as a venue for hundreds of artists. Visitors and collectors are welcome Monday through Friday, 9 am to 5 pm, and Saturdays by appointment.
It is always a good idea to call ahead; 302-656-0135.

John R. Schoonover, Curator