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John Sloan
American (1871 - 1951) Primary

The Serenade

Etching on vellum

5 7/8 in. x 4 1/4 in. (14.92 cm x 10.8 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 1962.138
Geography: North and Central America, United States
Classification: Fine and Visual Arts; Prints; Etchings
Collection: Harrington-Bishop Collection

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This object has the following keywords:
  • 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)."
  • musicians - Those skilled or specializing in the art or practice of music, such as composers, conductors, and performers.
  • stores - Buildings, either small or large, offering merchandise for retail sale.
  • vellum - Paper made from high-grade rag pulp with a treated surface generally in imitation of parchment.

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

  • Plate Dimensions: 5 7/8 x 4 1/4 in. (14.923 x 10.795 cm)

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

  • Owner Name: Richard E. Bishop
    Role: Donor
    Disposal Method: Donated
    Ownership End 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), 69. Figure Number: 64

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