Fourteenth St. at Christmas Time.

Fourteenth St

Summary: 1904 pastel shows a street vendor pushing a cart through snow-covered Fourteenth Street in New York City at Christmas time. A man carries a Christmas tree in the opposite direction. Beyond, the yellow lights of a store window are visible.

Artist: Everett Shinn was an American realist painter and member of the Ashcan School, also known as ‘the Eight.’ He was the youngest member of the group of modernist painters who explored the depiction of real life. He is most famous for his numerous paintings of New York and the theater and of various aspects of luxury and modern life inspired by his home in New York City. (Wikipedia)

Library of Congress image.


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