"The Shopper"   Lot no. 27

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By John Newton Howitt (American- 1885-1958)

1909 (Estimated)
30.00" x 20.00"
Oil on Board
Signed Lower Right



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Image of an elderly man in a gun shop.

John Newton Howitt (1885-1958), a graduate of the Art Students League (other grads: Homer, Gibson, Pyle), started working professionally in 1907 as a painter of portraits, landscapes, and covers, and an illustrator of interior artwork for many "slick" magazines as well. Howitt had a parallel career as a fine artist, even exhibiting his work in major galleries in the 1920s. He produced a huge volume of work despite crippling Polio for which he wore an iron brace on his right leg.

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