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Central Park, Winter  1905

by William James Glackens

Philadelphia-born and educated William Glackens moved in 1895 to New York, where he continued to work as a successful newspaper and magazine illustrator. By 1904 he had given up illustration for painting. Yet his talent for quick characterization, gesture, and composition continued to influence his art, as seen in this incident-filled scene of a snowy day in Central Park. ...
25 x 30 in. (63.5 x 76.2 cm)
Oil on canvas
Courtesy of the Metropolitan Museum of Art