© Estate of Reginald Marsh / Art Students League, New York / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photograph and digital image © Delaware Art Museum. Not for reproduction or publication.
Atlantic City Beach
Date: 1931
Medium: Egg tempera on canvas on plywood
Dimensions: 36 x 60 in. (91.4 x 152.4 cm) frame: 41 1/2 × 65 1/2 in. (105.4 × 166.4 cm)
Credit Line: Bequest of Mrs. Reginald Marsh, 1979
Object Number: 1979-48
About: Reginald Marsh was drawn to the vitality of common life. A favorite motif was the public beach, particularly the beaches at Coney Island and Atlantic City where New Yorkers went to escape the summer heat. This crowded scene with its intertwined figures and leering glances shows the beach to provide little respite from summer in the city.
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