The Roar of the Overfalls Swelled to Thunder
FES Title: The roar of the overfalls swelled to thunder in their ears –
Alternate Titles: Riding the Rapids 1980; Running the Rapids
Date: 03/18/1929
Size: 26″H x 50″W
Medium: oil-on-Best
Type: illustration
Published: Mowery, William Byron. “The Girl from God’s Mercie.” Red Book Magazine, June 1929: 82-83.
caption: The canoe plunged faster in a last dizzy rush. And then it shot over the dip of the falls–an instant of flying through the air, of falling; and then the terrific impact as it struck.
Inscription: ll: F.E. Schoonover / ’29
Exhibitions: 1980 Kennedy (catalog)
Comments: 7/22/04 DAM scan; index; NT 4×5; edit
tear sheet in file – left half only
Provenance: Kennedy Galleries, New York 1980; not known; Christie’s, New York (December 5, 1986); American Illustrators Gallery, New York; private collection