Tunnel of Love1943 by Reginald Marsh

"...Tunnel of Love, by the Ash Can School painter Reginald Marsh, depicts a comically mismatched couple taking a nightmarish amusement park ride at Coney Island." (http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2015/10/23/arts/design/23-international-show-armory.html?_r=0) Why does this guy's women remind me a bit of R. Crumb? [sh]
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Source: nytimes.com