(0720) The Fight

The Fight
FES Title: “The Fight”
Alternate Titles: Unshakable Rage Distorted His Face
[1968]; New Freedom [1979]
Date: 04/16/1916
Size: 27″H x 38″W
Medium: oil_single-prime-canvas
Type: illustration
Published: Knight, Leavitt Ashley. “The New Freedom.” Collier’s Weekly, 13 May 1916: 15.
caption: Above the bobbing heads I saw the big arrack trader swiftly veer his weapon towards Matilda, while unspeakable rage distorted his hideous face
Inscription: lr: F.E. Schoonover / ’16
Annotations: en verso on paper label on stretcher: Name of story New Freedom. / Leavitt Ashley Knight / Quotation from story, illustrated by this drawing / “Above the bobbing heads, I saw the big Arrack trader / swiftly veer his weapon toward Matilda while unspeakable / rage distorted his hideous face.”
Exhibitions: 1968 Clubhouse; 1979 Montrose
Comments: index; edit
Provenance: Artist; Clubhouse Art Gallery, Media, Pennsylvania [1968]; Montrose Galleries, Bethesda, Maryland [1979]; private collection

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