Herald Square

Everett Shinn American

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A native of New Jersey, Everett Shinn took night classes at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts while employed as an artist-reporter at various Philadelphia newspapers. In 1897 he moved to New York to work for Joseph Pulitzer’s "New York World." Most acclaimed for his large-scale pastels that used atmospheric conditions—such as snow in this example—to create artful effects, Shinn developed a form of the urban picturesque that fused quiet moments with theatrical action.

Herald Square, Everett Shinn (American, Woodstown, New Jersey 1876–1953 New York), Pastel, brush and ink, and watercolor on illustration board, American

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