Art: Sold

Artists, especially U. S. artists, more especially U. S. artists with radical theories, are often heard to whine and mumble because men with money, i. e., art patrons, prefer to buy the works of "old masters." These whining, muttering artists are to some extent justified. But what must have been their surprise, their delight mixed with dismay, to learn, last week, that an anonymous art patron, i. e., a man with money, had spent $41,000 for 32 of the works of John Sloan, famed extant U. S. painter, president of the ultra-radical Society of...

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