“She Whispered, But the Words Were Too Low For Me To Hear”
FES Title: She whispered but the words were too low for me to hear.
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Date: 08/24/1909
Size: 16″H x 12.5″W
Medium: charcoal-gouache-paper
Type: illustration
Published: Young, Bernice Fearn. “The Son of Old Straight.” American Magazine, November 1909: 127.
caption: “Miss Jane Opened de Letter Mighty Slow an’ Hit Tuck Her a Long Time to Read It, an’ Den She Lifted up one Hand – De Hand What Had De Letter in it Was Against Her Breas’- an’ She Whispered But De Words Were too Low For Me to Hear”
Inscription: lm: Frank E. Schoonover
Annotations: en verso: Miss Jane
Comments: digital and form 11/16/07; index; edit
Commentary: It is thought that this work was signed after publication.
Provenance: Sold by artist to Ernie Peoples, Wilmington, Delaware; Schoonover Studios, Ltd., Wilmington, Delaware (circa 1990); private collection
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