Helen Farr Sloan interview, 1988 July 17

Sloan, Helen Farr, b. 1911 d. 2005
Painter, Printmaker, Illustrator
Active in Mass.; N.Y.

Berman, Avis, b. 1949
Art historian, Author
Active in New York,N.Y.

Collection size: 1 sound cassette.

Collection Summary: Interview conducted by Avis Berman for an audience at the Delaware Art Museum. Farr Sloan discusses her education including being a student of John Sloan's, as well as her own experience as a teacher. She touches briefly on art collecting. Primarily though the interview concerns John Sloan; their marriage and life together as well as his life and work before they married.

Biographical/Historical Note: Widow of the painter John Sloan.

Donated 1988 by Avis Berman.

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