Painters of the Ashcan School:
The Immortal Eight
By Bennard B. Perlman
Published by Dover Publications, 1988
Paperback, 224 pages
The group called the “Ashcan School” were given this name due to the members’ realistic depictions of life in New York City. Among The Eight were John Sloan, Robert Henri, William J. Glackens, and Maurice Prendergast. This edition features black and white illustrations and includes an introduction by Sloan’s second wife and devoted widow, Helen Farr Sloan.