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John Sloan
American (1871 - 1951) Primary

Copyist at the Metropolitan Museum


7 3/8 in. x 8 7/8 in. (18.73 cm x 22.54 cm)
Gift of Richard E. Bishop in memory of Mary E. Harrington

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 1962.110
North and Central America, United States
Fine and Visual Arts; Prints; Etchings
Culture/Nationality: American
Collection: Harrington-Bishop Collection

Sloan uses light to draw attention to the faces of the copyist’s audience. There is a stark contrast between the darkness of these figures’ bodies, and their illuminated faces that are begging for a peek at the display in front of them.

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