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 Florence Scovel Shinn  (1869 - 1940)

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Lived/Active: New York/New Jersey      Known for: magazine illustrations, painting

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BIOGRAPHY for Florence Shinn
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Birth
1869 (Camden, New Jersey)
 
Death
1940

Lived/Active
New York/New Jersey

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Although Florence Scovel Shinn (1869-1940) was educated at the Friends Central School and the Philadelphia Academy of Fine Arts in the 1890s, her pen and ink drawings are the result of her natural talent and not technical training.

A contemporary critic of hers wrote, "Mrs. Shinn, more than any other present day illustrator, has little need of technical cleverness. It is the sincerity of her work-the direct putting down of what she knows and the frankness with which she states her very fa (showing 500 of 1524 characters).



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