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John Sloan
American (1871 - 1951) Primary



Connoisseurs of Prints

1905
Etching

Plate
5 in. x 7 in. (12.7 cm x 17.78 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 1962.141
Geography: North and Central America, United States
Classification: Fine and Visual Arts; Prints; Etchings
Culture/Nationality: American
Collection: Harrington-Bishop Collection
Sloan uses light in this scene to create a focal point near the top of the image. It is brightest above the heads of the two central figures, suggesting that Sloan is signalling the perceived knowledge of these two men to his viewer.


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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)."
  • viewers

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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

Dimensions
  • Plate Dimensions: 5 x 7 in. (12.7 x 17.78 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), 135. Figure Number: 127

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