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John Sloan
American (1871 - 1951) Primary



The Picture Buyer

1911
Etching

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9 1/2 in. x 6 3/4 in. (24.13 cm x 17.15 cm)
Gift of Richard E. Bishop in memory of Mary E. Harrington

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.


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