“Why Don’t You Whistle?'”
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Date: 06/22/1922
Size: 33″H x 48″W
Medium: oil-on-canvas
Type: illustration
Published: Synon, Mary. “Portage.” Red Book Magazine, October 1922: 56.
caption: “Why don’t you whistle?” she laughed at him, and he came into sudden knowledge that she had expected him to greet her. “What makes you think that I’d want to?” he asked her casting a swift shadow over her eyes by the sneer. “You all do,” she replied.
Inscription: ll: F.E.S. / ’22
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Commentary: This work was cut into two separate paintings, #1141cdl and #1141cdr. #1141cdr was cut from the upper right side of the original painting and was signed after it was cut.
Provenance: See #1141cdl and #1141cdr