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9 Route 183
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(0633) The Spectacle of a Tired Horse Being Carried

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The Spectacle of a Tired Horse Being Carried
FES Title: Double Spread / “Giddap”.
Alternate Titles:
Date: 07/14/1914
Size: 37.75″H x 50″W
Medium: oil-on-canvas
Type: illustration
Published: Moroso, John A. “Giddap.” American Magazine, January 1915: 20-21.
caption: Fifth Avenue was swept with a gale of laughter, the loud laughter of vacant minds. Fashionably dressed women were siezed with hysterics at the spectacle of a tired horse being carried by its own burden, made light and vigorous through a new invention.
Inscription: lr: F.E. Schoonover / ’14
Annotations:
Exhibitions:
Comments: form 8/24/2007; index; edit

Commentary: This painting is unusual in that it is painted in two sections on separate canvases. The canvases, each on separate stretchers, have been framed together. Both canvases have the same day book number. (day books)
Provenance: David David Gallery, Philadelphia; private collection
[1967]

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