(2173) Cold Maker Is Upon His Southward Way

Cold Maker Is Upon His Southward Way
FES Title: “Ah, Cold Maker is upon his southward way,” Three Bulls remarked. “Not long now until he will bring freezing winds and snow.”
Alternate Titles: The Wild Geese Are Flying; “Beaver Child, your great desire and mine are one,” the Chief replied.
[1979]; “Ah, Cold Maker is upon his southward way,” Three Bulls remarked. [2004]
Date: 04/12/1937
Size: 25″H x 32″W
Medium: oil-on-canvas
Type: illustration
Published: Schultz, James Willard. “Stained Gold.” The American Boy–Youth’s Companion. July 1937: 7.
caption: “Ah, Cold Maker is upon his southward way,” Three Bulls remarked.

Schultz, James Willard. Stained Gold. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1937: facing 104.
caption: ‘Beaver child, your great desire and mine are one,’ he replied.

Brandywine River Museum. Frank E. Schoonover, Illustrator. Chadds Ford, PA: Brandywine River Museum, 1979: 43. (catalog)
caption: “Beaver Child, Your Great Desire and Mine Are One,” the Chief Replied, 1937

Inscription: lr: Frank E. Schoonover ’37
Annotations: en verso handwritten: Schoonover, Frank E. / “The Wild Geese Are Flying” / (Indian by Teepee) / 32 x 25″ oil/canvas / A 12010 NEG. #2186

en verso on typed label: SCHOONOVER, F. E. / THE WILD GEESE ARE / FLYING / (INDIAN BY TEEPEE) / 32×25 / W16763 Neg.#2186 / A12010 ASXX

en verso Brandywine River Museum label: Frank E. Schoonover Illustrator / September 7 – November 18 1979 / “Beaver Child, Your Great Desire and Mine are One” / oil on canvas 1937 / anonymous loan

en verso on label typed by Schooonover: Illustration for first installment STAINED GOLD No. 2173 / Page 19 . April 1937 / [ ] the honking of geese / [ ]ter is upon his southward way” Three Bulls / [ ] long, now, untill [ ] will [ ] freezing

Exhibitions: 1979 FES (catalog); 2004 Biggs
Comments: 4×5 sent by owner 2/12/03;Form 7/8/03; index; edit
Commentary: Mrs. Davidson purchased this painting at the American Red Cross Auction held in the Ballroom of the Barclay Hotel, Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia. It is presumed that Schoonover donated the work as he often did for various charity events in Wilmington.
Provenance: Mrs. Davidson [1941]; Bill Penza; Henry and Robert Gerlach Collection (circa 1974)

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