(0818) There She Blows

There She Blows
FES Title: There she blows
Alternate Titles:
Date: 09/12/1917
Size: 27″H x 18″W
Medium: oilColumbiacanvas
Type: illustration
Published: Wallace, Dillon. The Arctic Stowaways. Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co., 1917: facing 90.
caption: “Th-ere she blows! T-h-e-r-e she blows!”
Inscription: lr: F.E. Schoonover
Comments: index; edit
Commentary: Hackettstown, NJ artist William Helslip, Delaware farmer Byron Briggs and Stanley Nadler visited the artist in his studio in the late 1960’s. Stan, a sailor, liked this painting, but there was a hole in it. Helslip told him he could repair the hole, which he did, after Stan bought the painting. (interview 2007)
Provenance: Sold by artist to Stan Nadler, Oceanport, New Jersey (circa 1968); private collection
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