North and Central America, United States
Fine and Visual Arts; Prints; Etchings
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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- Bowed or plucked box lyres of ancient Wales, surviving into the early 19th century.
- 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)."