(2043) He Came to a Wide Rift of Gray Water

2043
He Came to a Wide Rift of Gray Water
FES Title: A quarter of a mile off Lone Tree he came to a wide rift of gray water that stretched away – mist ridden – as far as he could see on either side.
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Date: 04/1934
Size: 25″H x 32″W
Medium: oil-Eng-Linen-SPcan
Type: illustration
Published: East, Ben. “Coward’s Blood,” The American Boy–Youth’s Companion, July 1934: 16.
caption: He came to a wide rift of gray water. He was a prisoner on Lone Tree Island.
Inscription: lr: FES / ’34
lr after publication: Frank E. Schoonover / ’34
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Comments: DAM 6/24/04; index; edit
Commentary: A comparison of the illustration in the publication with a more recent photograph shows that the painting was cut down at the bottom by several inches. It was then re-stretched and signed with the artist’s full name. (day books)

 

Provenance: Given by artist to Mary Jamieson Cobb, Nashville, Tennessee (July 1961); Bonham’s New York, Lot  37 (May 20, 2015)

 

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