Lot 14
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Everett Shinn

Estimate
30,000 - 50,000 USD
Sold
75,000 USD
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Description

  • Everett Shinn
  • Couple Sitting Among Lanterns, Cover for Vanity Fair
  • signed EVERETT SHINN and dated 1916 (lower left); dated June 1916 twice (on the reverse)
  • pastel, gouache, and black crayon on paperboard

Provenance

Condé Nast Publications, New York, until the mid-1980s
Mrs. Doreen Simmons, New York (acquired as a gift from the above)
Acquired from the above by the present owner

Literature

Vanity Fair, 'The Early Years:  1914-1936', March, 1999, p. 152, illustrated

Catalogue Note

This work was created for the cover image of the June 1916 issue of Vanity Fair. First published in 1913, Vanity Fair thrived under the editorship of Frank Crowninshield as a literary and society magazine. In 1936, in the wake of the Great Depression, the publication was incorporated into Vogue. In 1983, Vanity Fair was revived by Condé Nast Publications as a magazine focused on pop culture, fashion and politics.
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