|The Freezing Man Was Dragged to Safety
|FES Title:||The freezing man was dragged to safety|
|Size:||40″H x 32″W|
|Published:|| Marsh, George T. “When the Prince Came Home.” Scribner’s Magazine, May 1914: 653.
caption: The thick back of the great husky bowed slowly into an arc, and the freezing man was dragged to safety.
Marsh, George T. Toilers of the Trails. Philadelphia: The Penn Publishing Company, 1921: 122.
Western Story Magazine, 19 January 1924: cover.
Schoonover, Frank E. The Edge of the Wilderness, edited by Cortlandt Schoonover. Toronto: Methuen, 1974: 155.
Schoonover, Cortlandt. Frank Schoonover, Illustrator of the North American Frontier. New York: Watson-Guptill Publications, 1976: 105.
|Inscription:||ll: F.E. Schoonover /’14|
|Annotations:|| en verso on stretcher: “The Freezing man was dragged to safety”
en verso on label on stretcher: “Then as he strained for a foothold, fore legs planted wide apart and nails biting deep into the treacherous surface the thick back of the great husky bowed slowly into an arc and the freezing man was dragged to safety.”
|Comments:|| TP 5/28/02; form 5/28/02; NT 4×5
|Provenance:||Sold by artist to Mr. and Mrs. Frank V. Rich, Wilmington, Delaware; Mr. and Mrs. Sidney Ashcroft; Patricia Hamilton; private collection.|