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    EVERETT SHINN (American, 1876-1953)
    Susanne Humphreys on Skis, 1931
    Watercolor and pencil on paper laid on cardboard
    9-3/4 x 7-5/8 inches (24.8 x 19.4 cm) (sheet)
    Signed, dated, and inscribed on mount: Merry Xmas / To Susanne Humphreys / from her friend / Everett Shinn / 1931

    PROVENANCE:
    The artist;
    Susanne Humphreys, the subject of the work, gift from the above;
    By descent to the present owner.

    The sitter, Susanne Humphreys, and her parents were social friends of the Philadelphia artist, Everett Shinn. Humphreys' parents' families owned the Baird Lumber Company and the Humphreys Lumber Company, both of which served the Camden, N.J., and Philadelphia markets from roughly the Civil War days until well after WWI. Her grandfather Baird was a Mayor of Camden and U.S. Senator from N.J.; her family founded social clubs, retirement homes, and a bank all of which served this area.


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    Condition Report*: Overall paper discoloration with scattered spots of light foxing; a few small areas of possible water damage; some tiny punctures to the cardboard in the margins; otherwise, no visible condition issues.  Framed under glass. Framed Dimensions 14.125 X 11.875 Inches
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    February, 2015
    21st-22nd Saturday-Sunday
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