(0753) He Was Watching the Ghostly Sand Crabs

He Was Watching the Ghostly Sand Crabs
FES Title: He was watching the ghostly sand crabs
Alternate Titles:
Date: 11/09/1916
Size: 27″H x 38″W
Medium: oil_single-prime-canvas
Type: illustration
Published: Knight, Leavitt Ashley. “The Thief in the Night.” Collier’s Weekly, 16 December 1916: 14.
caption: He was watching the ghostly sand crabs flit about him, and saying: “She’s gone. She’ll never come back!”
Inscription: mr: FES / ’16
Comments: index; edit
Commentary: The reversed inscription in the publication is evidence that the painting was printed in reverse in Collier’s Weekly. Shortly after it was published the illustration was overpainted with #775. (day books)
Provenance: See #775
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