Collier's New Encyclopedia (1921)/Sloan, John
SLOAN, JOHN, an American painter, born at Lock Haven, Pa., in 1871. He was educated at the Philadelphia Central High School and at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. He was especially well known for his paintings and etchings of city life subjects, as well as for his drawings published in many of the most prominent magazines. He received a medal for etchings at the Panama-Pacific Exposition. He was an instructor at the Art Student's League and a director of the Society of Independent Artists.