John Sloan, ‘Don't you want—th'umbrella?, 1904, for "The Steady," by Harvey J. O'Higgins,  in McClure's Magazine’, August 25-1905, Delaware Art Museum

"The Steady" is about a shy young man infatuated with a strapping, young Irish woman living in New York City

Image rights: Delaware Art Museum, Gift of Helen Farr Sloan, 1980. © Delaware Art Museum / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.

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