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Buses in Washington Square, 1925

  • John Sloan, American, 1871-1951

Etching printed in black ink on laid paper

  • Plate: 7 7/8 × 9 7/8 inches (20 × 25.1 cm) Sheet: 10 5/8 × 16 5/8 inches (27 × 42.2 cm)

Gift of Bernard F. Walker


Signed and dated, in plate, lower left: 1925. John Sloan Signed, in pencil, lower right: John Sloan

Inscribed, in pencil, lower left: 100 proofs Inscribed, center bottom margin: Busses in Washington Sq. N.Y.C Inscribed, lower left corner: #85

1964-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Ellen A. Plummer and Pamela J. Warner. The Romance of Transportation: Vehicle and Voyage in North American Art. Ann Arbor, Michigan: Artrain, Inc., 1993, p. 13, fig. 10 (ill.).

John Sloan, Buses in Washington Square, 1925, etching printed in black ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Bernard F. Walker, 64.349.