Girl on Bosuns Chair
FES Title: Girl on bosuns chair Storm
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Date: 09/22/1927
Size: 38″H x 21″W
Medium: oil-on-Linen-canvas
Type: illustration
Published: Kempton, Kenneth Payson. “Kill or Cure.” The American Girl, April 1928: 13.
caption: Bang! She pounded and slithered at the mercy of wind, sea and rough planking
[none visible as published]
Annotations: [see commentary]
Comments: digital magazine image 7/6/06; index; edit
Commentary: Both of the artist’s children posed for this painting on the afternoons of September 20-22. (day books) Only one stretcher bar for this painting remains in the artist’s studio with the following annotations:
in black paint: -1577-
on label typed by the artist: Illustration for–“Kill of Cure” 1577 September 1927. // The wet hammr [sic] almost slipped out of her grasp. She clutched it madly, pounded–waas [sic] wrenched away–swung back- pounded again.
Provenance: Not known