FILTER RESULTS × Close
Skip to Content ☰ Open Filter >>

Object Results

Showing 7 of 12


Image of The Picture Buyer

Bookmark and Share

Bookmark: http://triarte.brynmawr.edu/objects-1/info/167946



John Sloan
American (1871 - 1951) Primary



The Picture Buyer

1911
Etching

Plate
9 1/2 in. x 6 3/4 in. (24.13 cm x 17.15 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 1962.141.b
Geography: North and Central America, United States
Classification: Fine and Visual Arts; Prints; Etchings
Culture/Nationality: American
Collection: Harrington-Bishop Collection
Light is evenly distributed across this composition. Though there is clearly one figure of importance in the context of the scene, light does not reflect this. Rather, having each figure uniformly illuminated, suggests that light is used as a way to note some level of social equality among the patrons.


Keywords Click a term to view the records with the same keyword
This object has the following keywords:
  • art galleries - Establishments in which works of art are displayed for sale.
  • crwths - Bowed or plucked box lyres of ancient Wales, surviving into the early 19th century.
  • etchings - Prints made from an etched printing plate, which is a metal plate on which a design is made by coating the plate with an acid-resistant substance, creating a design in the coating, and then exposing the plate to acid, which etches the plate where the metal is exposed. For designs incised directly into a copper plate using a burin or graver, use "engravings (prints)."
  • paintings - Unique works in which images are formed primarily by the direct application of pigments suspended in oil, water, egg yolk, molten wax, or other liquid, arranged in masses of color, onto a generally two-dimensional surface.
  • viewers

Additional Images Click an image to view a larger version
Additional Image 1962.141.b_BMC_d_2.jpg
1962.141.b_BMC_d_2.jpg
Additional Image 1962.141.b_BMC_f_2.jpg
1962.141.b_BMC_f_2.jpg
Additional Image 1962.141.b_BMC_f_4.jpg
1962.141.b_BMC_f_4.jpg

Exhibition List
This object was included in the following exhibitions:
  • Illuminating John Sloan Bryn Mawr College , Apr 30, 2015 – Jun 1, 2015

Dimensions
  • Plate Dimensions: 9 1/2 x 6 3/4 in. (24.13 x 17.145 cm)

  • Owner Name: Richard E. Bishop
    Role: Donor
    Disposal Method: Donated
    Ownership End Date: 10/18/84


  • Owner Name: Bryn Mawr College
    Role: Recipient
    Acquisition Method: Donation
    Ownership Start Date: 10/18/84


Catalogue Raisonné List
The following Catalogue Raisonné exist for this object:
  • Peter Morse, John Sloan's Prints (New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1969), 177. Figure Number: 153

Related Object(s) Click a record to view

If you would like to cite this object in a Wikipedia article please use the following template:

<ref name=BMC>cite web |url=http://triarte.brynmawr.edu/objects-1/info/167946 |title=The Picture Buyer |author=Bryn Mawr College Library Special Collections |accessdate=7/5/2022 |publisher=Bryn Mawr College</ref>

Showing 7 of 12


Your current search criteria is: Keyword is "BSWCT" and [Object]Country of Creation is "United States".

View current selection of records as: