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    EVERETT SHINN (American 1876 - 1953)
    Washington Square Park, NY, 1910
    Oil on canvas
    16 x 20in.
    Signed lower right
    Titled on the reverse, 'Washington Square Park, NY'

    PROVENANCE:
    Private Collection, Paris;
    Roughton Galleries, Dallas, TX;
    Collection of a Texas Family

    A successful leading artist in New York in the early twentieth century, Everett Shinn was best known for his Social-Realist subjects such as this painting of transients in Washington Square Park. At the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts he studied under Thomas Anshutz and then worked as a staff artist for the Philadelphia Press with George Luks, William Glackens, and John Sloan. This group, part of the future "Eight" group, centered around Robert Henri's studio. Shinn was also a highly successful theatrical designer, and muralist, and was elected to the National Academy of Design in 1949.



    Estimate: $40,000 - $60,000.

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    November, 2006
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