One of the nation's fattest cash prizes for art was copped last week by
a grossly satirical picture of unbuttoned sensuality. For Strip Tease
in New Jersey, the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. handed
over its $2,000 W. A. Clark First Prize Award to blond, balding
Reginald Marsh, 46.
A Yale-trained (class of 1920) son of an artist, "Reggie" Marsh studied
painting at Manhattan's Art Students League, made his reputation in the
late '20s with Hogarthian studies of city low life ("Well-bred people
are no fun to paint"). His Strip Tease was easily, by the width of a
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