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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.

John French Sloan

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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.

Sloan 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.

In 1904, he moved to New York and while continuing as an illustrator, became a part of Henri's circle of urban rea  ...  Displaying 750 of 13934 characters.

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About  John French Sloan

Born:  1871 - Lock Haven, Pennsylvania
Died:   1951 - Hanover, New Hampshire
Known for:  Social realist painting, illustration, teaching