American Scenes Between The Wars: The Fine Print

John Sloan: Sunbathers on Roof

John Sloan (1871-1951)
Sunbathers on Roof, 1941
Etching
Carleton College

John Sloan was a preeminent member of the Ash Can school, which specialized in urban life subjects during the first quarter of the century Sloan would often spy on his neighbors for inspiration. Although best known as a painter, Sloan was a prolific printmaker and preferred etching to other media.