(0944) The Wages of Sin is Death?

The Wages of Sin is Death?
FES Title: The wages of sin is death?
Alternate Titles:
Date: 02/09/1920
Size: 25″H x 30″W
Medium: oil-on-canvas
Type: Iilustration
Published: McGibney, Donald H. “When the Desert Calls.” The Ladies Home Journal, May 1920: 23.
caption: “Don’t Talk So to Louise….She Came Here For a Little Love, Just As I Used to Come to You, and She Got What I Used to Get, A Cold Dose of Religion.”
Inscription: lr: Frank E. Schoonover / ’20
Comments: kelly scan 5-14-03; ;index; edit, Series found by JRS
Commentary: Usually one to three models posed for Schoonover’s illustrations. For this painting, he used John Welles, John Ryan, Mrs. Rhett, Miss Giles and his wife, Martha.
Provenance: Not known
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