“Let Go of Me”
FES Title:
[no title entered in daybook]
Alternate Titles: Let go of me, Winkler; Let Go, Walker -1967; Despair -1980
Date: 12/1930
Size: 26″H x 38″W
Medium: oil-on-canvas
Type: illustration
Published: Wright, Sewell Peaslee. “The Debt.” Country Gentleman, February 1931: 11.
caption: “Let go of me, Walker,” gasped McNeill, losing his own hold. “I’m all in! They can’t pull…both of us…let go!”

Schoonover, Frank E. The Edge of the Wilderness, edited by Cortlandt Schoonover. Toronto: Methuen, 1974: 157.
caption: Sinking through the Ice

Schoonover, Cortlandt. Frank Schoonover, Illustrator of the North American Frontier. New York: Watson-Guptill Publications, 1976: 104.
caption: Let go of me, Winkler

Inscription: lr: FES
Exhibitions: 1967 Gift Horse; 1980 DAM Downtown
Comments: non-trany 4×5; index; edit
Commentary: This size listed here reflects the size of the lunette as drawn by Schoonover in his day books, rather than the canvas.
Provenance: The Gift Horse, West Chester, Pennsylvania [1967]; M. Cornelius Hamilton, M.D., Wilmington, Delaware (1980 exhibition); Gladys J. Ashcraft, Mentor, Ohio; Newman Galleries, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania [1998]