Below Him the Valley Lay White and Frozen
FES Title: Below him the valley lay white and frozen…Jim threw back his hood so that the keene, thirty-below
[sic] could get at his head and throat.
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Date: 10/22/1937
Size: 32″H x 36″W
Medium: oil-on-canvas
Type: illustration
Published: Mowery, William Byron. “The Valley Beyond.” Country Gentleman, April 1938: 11.
caption: Below Jim the broad valley lay white and frozen. Except for a few snow buntings blowing about the marsh reeds, it looked utterly lifeless and desolate.
Inscription: ll: Frank E. Schoonover
Annotations: en verso on label attached to stretcher: Illustration “The Valley Beyond” Oct B. 2191 / First Instalment [sic] // Galley 7 “Below him the valley lay white and frozen / …. Jim threw back his [Hood] so that the keen / Thirty-below wind could get at his head / and throat.”
en verso left side: — “8 1/2” — / accent all Blues / 2 Color / Y8249 / Valley Beyond / April ’38
en verso right side: B-2191 / Oct. 1937 / Pd 10-21-37
Comments: digital 10/9/04; form 10/9/04; index
Provenance: Sold by artist to Margaret Chadwick Woodbridge, Wilmington, Delaware (November 15, 1937); descended in family to private collection
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