Winter on 21st Street, New York
Trained as a quick-sketch artist for the leading Philadelphia newspapers, Everett Shinn was at home with the spontaneity of the pastel medium. In his turn-of-the-century New York street scenes, which constitute some of his finest and most original work, he employed his keen eye and rapid hand to capture the rough aspect and grinding pace of urban life.
Pastel on gray paper mounted overall to pulpboard
20 3/8 x 24 3/8 in. (51.8 x 61.9 cm)
frame: 28 1/8 × 36 1/8 × 1 7/8 in. (71.4 × 91.8 × 4.8 cm) (show scale)
Signed lower center: "Everett Shinn / [2 illegible digits]"
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Gift of Solton Engel
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Everett Shinn (American, 1876-1953). Winter on 21st Street, New York, 1899. Pastel on gray paper mounted overall to pulpboard, 20 3/8 x 24 3/8 in. (51.8 x 61.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Solton Engel, 56.3 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 56.3_PS2.jpg)
overall, 56.3_PS2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2006
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