The Eye of the Lightening Opened
FES Title: The eye of the lightning opened–showing Lyn Webb a sight that was never to leave her memory
Alternate Titles: Pirates in Attic
Date: 09/04/1928
Size: 30″H x 28″W
Medium: oil-on-Best
Type: illustration
Published: Kempton, Kenneth Payson. “Feet of Gold.” The American Girl, November 1928: 8.
caption: ‘En garde!’ she called. There was a stifled gasp of horror, then a white flash of lightning showed Lyn Webb a sight that was never to leave her memory.
Inscription: ll: F.E.S. / ’28 / Frank E. Schoonover / June 2, 1935
Annotations: en verso on stretcher: Gold Feet / 1661 Sept. 1928
Comments: digital of magazine image: 7/06/06; index;
Commentary: This is the left side of a double spread painted on two canvases. See 1661r for the right side.
Provenance: Given by artist to mother of current owner; private collection