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George Benjamin Luks letter to Everett Shinn, 1900 May 18

Luks, George Benjamin, 1866-1933


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Title: George Benjamin Luks letter to Everett Shinn

Date: 1900 May 18

Physical Details: Letter : 1 p. : handwritten, ill. ; 23 x 16 cm.

Description: Luks writes to Shinn upon his departure for Europe in 1900.

The letter is illustrated with a pen and ink drawing of a man (Shinn) carrying a briefcase which reads "E. Shinn, Woodstown & New York", several large sheets of paper or canvas, one of which reads "snow scene", and a woman on his shoulder (presumably his wife Florence). They are walking towards a large body of water, and the accompanying caption reads: I presume that you will have to wade out in the river to board the boat.

Creator: Luks, George Benjamin, 1866-1933

Forms part of: Everett Shinn collection, 1877-1958

Rights Statement: U.S. public domain

Citation Information: George Benjamin Luks. George Benjamin Luks letter to Everett Shinn, 1900 May 18. Everett Shinn collection, 1877-1958. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 5773