(1785a) “Oh Phil! I Saw the Whole Thing!”

“Oh Phil! I Saw the Whole Thing!”
FES Title:
[no title entered in day books]
Alternate Titles:
Date: 08/25/1930
Size: 24″H x 40″W
Medium: oil-cotton-canvas
Type: illustration
Published: Terhune, Albert Payson. “The Boomerang.” Country Gentleman, November 1930: 10.
caption: ‘Oh, Phil! I saw the whole thing’
Inscription: lr: F.E.S. / ’30
Comments: index; edit
Commentary: A drawing in the daybook entry for this painting shows that Schoonover planned to leave an oblong section (6.5″ x 23.75″) unpainted at the bottom of the image. When the story was published, the space was the indentation for the title.
Provenance: Not known

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