Claude Allin Shepperson

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Claude Allin Shepperson
1867-1921
Creating an atmosphere: the healthy invalid
1910s?
Pen and ink on paper, matted.
6 7/8 x 10 7/8 inches (175 x 276 mm)
Bequest of Gordon N. Ray, 1987.
1986.670
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From the library of Gordon N. Ray.
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Drawing signed "Shepperson" at lower right.
Title from inscription on matt below drawing.

Summary: 

A young woman reclines languidly on a sofa, accompanied by a young man seated beside her at left, a wrapped gift at his feet, while a second gentleman stands over her at right, bearing a bouquet of flowers in one hand and holding up a monocle in the other.

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