North and Central America, United States
Fine and Visual Arts; Prints; Etchings
In this print, Sloan features two figures, one male and one female. Both the beggar and the prostitute solicit money in their own way. By keeping both mostly in shadow, Sloan understands their lives as similar and unseen.
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- Refers to the context of or associated specifically with the modern political entity of the United States of America.
- 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 male human beings from young adulthood through old age.
- Facades of stores or store buildings fronting a street and usually containing window display spaces. Facades of stores or store buildings fronting a street and usually containing window display spaces.
- 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
Dimensions: 4 1/4 x 5 7/8 in. (10.795 x 14.923 cm)
Owner Name: Bryn Mawr College
Acquisition Method: Donation
Ownership Start Date: 10/18/84
Owner Name: Richard E. Bishop
Disposal Method: Donated
Ownership End 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: 150