|Merrit Shot Again, and Again Hit the Boat
|FES Title:||Gal. 9 – He (Merrit) shot again and again hit the boat – A whole plank crashed in and the boat settled with a bubbling noise. Jorgensen plunged free|
|Size:||30″H x 40″W|
|Published:|| Wetjen, Albert Richard. “Jorgensen of the North Fork.” Country Gentleman, April 1934: 15.
caption: One bullet clipped Jorgensen’s hat, the other splintered into the boat, and the water began to pour in
|Inscription:||lr: FES / ’33|
|Comments:|| shaped like inverted T – one figure extends beyond border
|Commentary:||A small sketch in the day book shows the outline for the inverted ‘T’ shape of this composition. In August, 1945, this canvas was restretched and overpainted with “Looking Toward Sandy Beach” (#2383).|