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Everett Shinn, a painter, muralist, and illustrator, arrived in New York City in 1897. A member of the Eight, a group of realist painters who would become known as the Ashcan School, he loved the spectacle of city life and, like his artistic colleagues, he preferred to seek his subject matter in...

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Signed

Signed and dated lower right: E. Shinn 1910

Provenance

1910, the artist; 1932, given by the artist to his wife, Gertrude Shinn; descended in her family; 2008, partial purchase and anonymous gift to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 26, 2008)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds by exchange from The Hayden Collection---Charles Henry Hayden Fund, Bequest of Maxim Karolik and partial anonymous gift

1910

Dimensions

Height x width: 22 x 30 in. (55.9 x 76.2 cm)

Accession Number

2008.45

Medium or Technique

Pastel on paper board

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Pastels