John French Sloan

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Birthday
2, 1871
Birthplace
Lock Haven, PA
Death Date
Sep 7, 1951 (80)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
2, 1871
Birthplace
Lock Haven, PA
Death Date
Sep 7, 1951 (80)

About

Painter associated with the Ashcan School and The Eight. Known for his urban images and for effectively capturing neighborhood life in New York City.

Before Fame

He attended the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts after The Philadelphia Inquirer hired him as an illustrator in 1892.

Trivia

He influenced American artist Edward Hopper.

Family Life

He married Helen Farr Sloan.

Associated With

He admired the work of Edgar Degas.