Everett Shinn

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Birthday
6, 1876
Birthplace
New Jersey
Death Date
May 1, 1953 (76)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
6, 1876
Birthplace
New Jersey
Death Date
May 1, 1953 (76)

About

Realist painter associated with the Ashcan School and known for such works as "Eviction" from 1904 and "Concert Stage" from 1903.

Before Fame

He spent his early adulthood years working as an artist for the Philadelphia Press. Later, he accepted a position as an illustrator for the New York World.

Trivia

His work, along with that of fellow artists known as The Eight, appeared in a famous 1908 exhibition at New York's Macbeth Galleries.

Family Life

He was born to farmers Isaiah Conklin Shinn and Josephine Ransley Shinn, who were living in the Quaker community of Woodstown, New Jersey. His first wife was artist Florence Scovel and his second was Corinne Baldwin, whom he would also divorce.

Associated With

He was the youngest member of the Ashcan School of painters, a group that also included William Glackens.