John French Sloan
(1871 - 1951)
John French Sloan was active/lived in New York, New Mexico, New Hampshire. John Sloan is known for social realist painting, illustration, teaching.
Born in Lock Haven, Pennsylvania, John Sloan became one of the major
early 20th- century figures in New York, pioneering the Social Realist
movement with Robert Henri and his circle. He was also an
illustrator and early eastern painter in the Southwest.
moved with his family to Philadelphia where he attended Central High
School and became a close friend of William Glackens. He worked
for a print dealer and as illustrator for the Philadelphia Inquirer and the Philadelphia Press. He also studied at the Pennsylvania Academy with Thomas Anshutz and met Robert Henri.
1904, he moved to New York and while continuing as an illustrator,
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