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John Sloan's Lecture

1919
Peggy Bacon, American, 1895 - 1987. Portrait of John Sloan, American, 1871 - 1951
Peggy Bacon took several classes at the Art Students League in New York from painter John Sloan (1871-1951). Sloan is perhaps best known as a member of "The Eight," a group of artists formed in 1907 to protest the restrictive exhibition policies of the New York-based National Academy of Design. His candid yet often humorous paintings and prints of daily life in New York had a major impact on Bacon, who approached her subject matter in a similar manner....

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