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Florence Shinn

 (1869 - 1940)
Florence Scovel Shinn was active/lived in New York, New Jersey.  Florence Shinn is known for magazine illustrations, painting.

Biography   Florence Shinn


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 faults, which make her place unique."

In 1898 Florence Scovel married the artist, Everett Shinn. They lived in New York City and were active in the artistic and social circles of the city. Mrs. Shinn and her husband spent some time in the art co   ...  Displaying 750 of 1520 characters.

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