This is an original ink wash watercolor illustration by American artist Everett Shinn, created for the Book: James W. Riley Poems This book was published by Grosset and Dunlap in New York. in 1943. This work on illustration board has printers notes in the borders and the title: The Old Swimming Hole, Pages 32 + 33. The illustration measures 11X9 inches on a board measuring 20X12 inches. This came to us as a portfolio of illustrations by Shinn. Many are described as to what book they were used for. Many of these illustrations were hand signed or initialed by the artist. This one has no apparent signature but it is easy to look up where it was used. It is a fine and finished drawing by this important American artist and illustrator.
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