Tarantula Kelly Has Been Knocked Out
FES Title: “Tarantula Kelly has been knocked out.”
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Date: 04/28/1911
Size: 0″H x 0″W
Medium: oil-on-canvas_FullBR
Type: illustration
Published: Irwin, Will. “Youth Will be Served.” American Magazine, May 1912: 61.
caption: ‘Kelley was knocked out in the eighth round’
Inscription: ll: F. E. S.
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Commentary: In this illustration, Schoonover used his new wife, Martha, (whom he often called ‘Junie’) as a model for the first time. Usually, he recorded simply the last name for male models, but for the women he prefaced their last names with ‘Mrs’. or ‘Miss’. However, for the entry for this painting, he carefully wrote that ‘Junie Schoonover’ sat for 3 hours on April 28th. Martha also modeled for #439 and #440, illustrations for the same story. (day books)
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