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Encyclopedia > John French Sloan
Sixth Avenue Elevated at Third Street (New York City) by John Sloan. Oil 30 x 40. 1928.
Sixth Avenue Elevated at Third Street (New York City) by John Sloan. Oil 30 x 40. 1928.

John French Sloan (August 2, 1871 - September 8, 1951) was a U.S. artist. He was born in Lock Haven, Pennsylvania., to a businessman father and a schoolteacher mother. At the age of 20, he became an illustrator with The Philadelphia Inquirer. He studied art in the evening at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, where he met his mentor, Robert Henri, author of "The Art Spirit." Sloan's stlye was heavily influenced by European artists of the late 19th and early 20th century. he was familiar with Van Gogh's work, as well as Picasso, and Matisse, and several of his works appear as if they are a fusion of European styles. Download high resolution version (1429x1072, 393 KB)Sixth Avenue Elevated at Third Street (in New York City). ... Download high resolution version (1429x1072, 393 KB)Sixth Avenue Elevated at Third Street (in New York City). ... , John French Sloan, 1928. ... Nickname: Big Apple, Gotham, NYC, City That Never Sleeps, The Concrete Jungle, The City So Nice They Named It Twice Location in the state of New York Coordinates: Country United States State New York Boroughs The Bronx Brooklyn Manhattan Queens Staten Island Settled 1676 Government  - Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Area... August 2 is the 214th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (215th in leap years), with 151 days remaining. ... 1871 (MDCCCLXXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... September 8 is the 251st day of the year (252nd in leap years). ... 1951 (MCMLI) was a common year starting on Monday; see its calendar. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... Lock Haven is a city located in Clinton County, Pennsylvania. ... The Philadelphia Inquirer is one of a two Knight Ridder newspaper duopoly daily for the Philadelphia area. ... Robert Henri, by Gertrude Kasebier (1900) Snow in New York 1902, oil on canvas National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC Robert Henri (June 25, 1865 - July 12, 1929) was an American painter notable for his teaching and leadership of the Ashcan School movement in art. ...


Sloan moved to Greenwich Village in New York, where he painted some of his best-known works, including McSorley's Bar, Sixth Avenue Elevated at Third Street and Wake of the Ferry. In later years, he spent summers working and painting in Gloucester, Massachusetts, and Santa Fe, New Mexico. The Washington Square Arch Greenwich Village (IPA pronunciation: ), also called simply the Village, is a largely residential area on the west side of downtown (southern) Manhattan in New York City named after Greenwich, London. ... , John French Sloan, 1928. ... Nickname: The City Different Location in the State of New Mexico Coordinates: Country United States State New Mexico County Santa Fe Founded 1607  - Mayor David Coss Area    - City  37. ...


He was member of The Eight and co-founded the Ashcan School. One of his students was Norman Raeben. The Ash Can School was remembered on the USPS stamp. ... The Ash Can Painters were remembered on this USPS stamp. ... Norman Raeben (born 1901) is an American painter. ...


Further reading

  • John Loughery, John Sloan: Painter and Rebel (1995) ISBN 0-8050-2878-1
  • John Sloan's New York Scene;: From the Diaries, Notes, and Correspondence, 1906-1913 Harper & Row, (1965)
  • Janice M. Coco, John Sloan's Women: A Psychoanalysis of Vision (2004) ISBN 0-87413-866-3

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