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Helen Farr Sloan interview, 1988 July 17

Helen Farr Sloan interview, 1988 July 17

Sloan, Helen Farr, 1911-2005

Painter, Printmaker, Illustrator


Collection Information

Size: 1 sound cassette.

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.

How to Use This Collection

Restrictions on Access

Untranscribed; use requires an appointment.

How to Cite This Collection

Helen Farr Sloan interview, 1988 July 17. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.