Sketch for Rose of the Rancho, circa 1907
Blue pencil and gouache on two joined sheets of paper
Number 67 in the 1973-1974 Munson Williams Proctor Institute exhibition catalogue; illustrated on p. 52. Inscribed in ink lower left recto: "Sketch made by Everett Shinn / back stage at David Balasco's / Majestic Theatre . West 42nd Street N.Y. City / The play "The Rose of the Rancho. / Date". Shinn was very active in this period making studies of theater in New York from both front and backstage. He also sketched and painted portraits of actresses.
Hirschl and Adler Galleries label and exhibition history affixed to verso.