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Everett Shinn

Shinn, Everett, 1876–1953, American painter and magazine illustrator, b. Woodstown, N.J., studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Moving to New York City, Shinn created a series of murals for Stanford White that led to numerous commissions. He is best known for his street scenes and vignettes of theatrical life, such as London Music Hall (Metropolitan Mus.) or Revue (Whitney Mus., N.Y.). One of his plays, Hazel Weston; or, More Sinned Against than Usual, played in 7 languages for over 25 years. He was the youngest member of the Eight.

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