Artist John Sloan, American, 1871-1951
  • Reading in the Subway
Date 1926
Medium etching printed in black ink on wove paper
Dimensions Plate: 5 × 4 inches (12.7 × 10.2 cm)
Sheet: 11 × 9 1/2 inches (27.9 × 24.1 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Bernard F. Walker
Accession Number 64.354
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed and dated, in plate, lower left: -John Sloan 1926
Signed, in pencil, lower right: John Sloan
Inscriptions Inscribed, in pencil, lower left: 100 proofs | Reading in the Subway
Inscribed, lower right below signature: Her feet beneath her petticoat | Like little mice stole in and out | As if they feared the light | Sir John Suckling | 1620.
Inscribed, upper right corner: 79
Inscribed, lower left corner: 90-
1964-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)