She heard a hoarse, drunken shout behind her
Date: 1907
Medium: Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 30 x 20 1/4 in. (76.2 x 51.4 cm) frame: 33 1/2 × 23 3/4 in. (85.1 × 60.3 cm)
Illustration Citation: "The Joy of Youth," by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman, in Harper's Monthly Magazine, December 1907
Credit Line: F. V. du Pont Acquisition Fund, 1986
Object Number: 1986-49
About: After his study with Howard Pyle, Howard Smith was primarily associated with Harper’s and Scribner’s magazines, where he brought his impressionistic style to illustration. In this scene, a young woman is startled by a man she recognizes as dangerous.
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