This is another fine pen and ink illustration done for the Oscar Wilde book The Happy Prince and Other Tales, created and printed by the Literary Guild of America in 1940. This book was illustrated by American artist Everett Shinn. This is one of the original illustrations done for that book. Hand initialed in the image by the artist. This work was titled The Young King. It shows a young man diving through the water. The image measures 14 1/2X4 ½ inches. Drawn on illustration board. The board measures 15 1/2X12 inches. This illustration came to us in a folio of over 50 original Everett Shinn works, all done on Illustration board.
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