North and Central America, United States
Fine and Visual Arts; Prints; Etchings
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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- Refers to the context of or associated specifically with the modern political entity of the United States of America.
- People who produce work in the visual arts. For those in the performing arts, see "performing artists."
- 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)."
- Refers to female human beings from young adulthood through old age.
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This object was included in the following exhibitions:
Illuminating John Sloan
Bryn Mawr College
, 4/30/2015 - 6/1/2015
A Picture of Mary Cassatt: Prints from the Bryn Mawr College Collection
, 3/17/2000 - 3/20/2000
Dimensions: 7 3/8 x 8 7/8 in. (18.733 x 22.543 cm)
Owner Name: Richard E. Bishop
Disposal Method: Donated
Ownership End Date: 10/18/84
Owner Name: Bryn Mawr College
Acquisition Method: Donation
Ownership Start Date: 10/18/84
Catalogue Raisonné List
The following Catalogue Raisonné exist for this object:
John Sloan's Prints
(New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1969),
Figure Number: 148
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