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Introduction
John French Sloan (August 2, 1871 – September 7, 1951) was an American painter and etcher. He is considered to be one of the founders of the Ashcan school of American art. He was also a member of the group known as The Eight. He is best known for his urban genre scenes and ability to capture the essence of neighborhood life in New York City, often observed through his Chelsea studio window. Sloan has been called the premier artist of the Ashcan School, and also a realist painter who embraced the principles of Socialism, though he himself disassociated his art from his politics.
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Introduction
Comment on works: genre; landscape
Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Roles
Artist, Writer, Teacher, Etcher, Lithographer, Genre Artist, Painter
Names
John Sloan, sloan j.
Ulan
500014645
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