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The Wake of the Ferry, Joan Sloan
Date Issued: 1971-08-02
Postage Value: 8 cents

Commemorative issue
John Sloan
The Wake of the Ferry, Joan Sloan

John Sloan, a native of rural Pennsylvania, painted aspects of the New York City scene in a naturalistic style inspired by 17th-century Dutch genre painting. He began as a newspaper artist for the Philadelphia Inquirer, and Press, providing drawings that served at the time in place of photographs. In 1904 Sloan moved to New York, where he found inspiration from the city's daily life.

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