(2204) “Why Did You Come Here, Whiffit?”

“Why Did You Come Here, Whiffit?”
FES Title: Galley 13- “Why did you come here, Whiffit?” “Just to be with you, Jim-
Alternate Titles: Jim and Whippet – on hill above post building – Midnight Bay (Second entry in the day books)
Date: 05/26/1938
Size: 8″H x 32″W
Medium: oil-on-Best
Type: illustration
Published: Mowery, William Bryon. “The Valley Beyond.” Country Gentleman, August 1938: 16.
[no caption]
Inscription: lr: FES / ’38
Annotations: en verso: 2204
en verso on label on stretcher: 5th Instalment “The Valley Beyond” #2204 / “Why did you come here, Whiffet? (May 1938) / “To be near you, Jim”
Comments: heading;TP 5/15/03; form 5/15/03; index:
Provenance: Sold by the artist to private collection (October 18, 1940); Christie’s East, New York (January 30, 1981); private collection (January 30, 1981)
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