The Widow Cadogan



FES Title: The Widow Cadogan rescues Buck
Alternate Titles: She Had No Weapons

[1996]; A Christmas Story [1998]

Date: 08/21/1919
Size: 34″H x 25″W
Medium: oil-on-canvas
Type: illustration
Published: Mumford, John Kimberly. “Unto Her a Child Was Born: A Christmas Story.” The Ladies Home Journal, December 1919: 9.
caption: It Was to be Just a Battle, a Finish Fight Against All the Might of Frenzied Nature….She Had No Weapons Save a Woman’s Strength and the Age-Old Courage of Her Race
Inscription: lr: F.E. Schoonover / ’19
Annotations: en verso on stretcher: 927
Comments: TP 3/01; NT 4×5; index; edit;


Commentary: Mrs. Eshbach, mother of Russell Eshbach, one of Schoonover’s favorite models in Bushkill, sat for this painting.
Provenance: Sold by artist to Mr. and Mrs. Frank V. Rich, Wilmington, Delaware (December 13, 1967); Mrs. Florence C. McCarthy; Christie’s, New York (May 23, 1996); private collection [1998]
Current Owner: