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(2125) He Could Feel the Flesh of Orrin’s Cheek Spreading Beneath His Knuckles

2125
He Could Feel the Flesh of Orrin’s Cheek Spreading Beneath His Knuckles
FES Title: Heading – Fight The broad heavy face was a mark he could not miss. He could feel the flesh of Orrin’s cheek spreading beneath his knuckles
Alternate Titles:
Date: 03/26/1936
Size: 22″H x 36″W
Medium: oil-on-Best
Type: illustration
Published: Case, Robert Ormond. “Mighty Horizon.” Country Gentleman, June 1936: 8.
[no caption]
Inscription: ll: F.E.S. / ’36
Annotations: en verso: 2125
en verso on typed label glued to stretcher: Illustration for no 2125 March 1926 / MIGHTY HORIZON / 1st Installment / Heading / Galley 2 / The broad heavy face was a mark that he could miss. / He could feel the flesh of Orin’s cheek spreading beneath / his knuckles. He struck twice more as Orin Fell.
Exhibitions:
Comments: index;
Commentary: The typed label for this painting was glued to the original stretcher. Later, the canvas was removed from that stretcher and cut into two pieces. The left piece of the painting is #2125cd. The right piece has not been found. The original stretcher with the attached label was used for canvas #2383.
See #2125sa and #2125sb for the sketches for this work.
Provenance: See #2125cd
Current Owner:
2016-11-14T10:36:31+00:00