|The She Wolf and Lynx
|FES Title:||The She wolf and Lynx|
|Alternate Titles:||The Lynx|
|Size:||36″H x 24″W|
|Published:|| London, Jack, “White Fang.” Outing Magazine, June 1906: 304.
caption: “In the full glare of the afternoon light, crouching in the entrance of the cave, the cubs saw the lynx mother.”
London, Jack. Tales of the North. Secaucus, NJ: Castle, 1979: 18.
London, Jack. Works of Jack London. New York: Avenel Books, 1980: 119.
|Inscription:||lr: Schoonover / ’06|
|Commentary:|| In a letter from Chester Marron to John Schoonover dated January 20, 2006, Marron explains that Doug Allen received a pencil sketch of a bobcat from Frank Schoonover as a gift. He writes: “FES said
[Philip R.] Goodwin [fellow Howard Pyle student] drew it to help out with the contorted position of the cat – FES said he wanted it to ‘be right’.”
With Goodwin’s compositional help, Schoonover completed ‘The Lynx’ on March 12, 1906. It was the first painting he completed after moving into his new studio at 1616 North Rodney Street on March 8th. (correspondence, diaries and day books)
|Provenance:||Hinman, Howard and Kattell, Binghamton, New York; private collection |