Ludlow, Colorado (Class War in Colorado), 1914, drawing for an illustration in "The New York Call," April 25, 1914

John Sloan, American, 1871 - 1951

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1914

Lithographic crayon on wove paper

Sheet: 18 3/4 × 12 1/2 in. (47.6 × 31.7 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of John and Helen Farr Sloan

D.952.44

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Drawing

Classification

Drawing

Not on view

Inscription

Signed, lower right: John Sloan--; inscribed and dated, in graphite, lower left: "LUDLOW, COL. 1914."

Course History

WRIT 5, Human Rights, Global to Local, Peggy Baum, Winter 2014

ARTH 17, The Power of Place: Urban and Rural Images in American Art, 1900-1945, Sarah Powers, Winter 2014

Exhibition History

The Artists as Reporter, 1897-1915, Neuberger Museum, College at Purchase, Purchase, New York, no. 12 (as "Class Wars in Colorado"), April 1-July 21, 1984.

Marks of Distinction:Two Hundred Years of American Drawings and Watercolors from the Hood Museum of Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 29-May 29, 2005; Grand Rapids Art Museum, Grand Rapids, Michigan, June 24-September 11, 2005; National Academy Museum, New York City, New York, October 20-December 31, 2005.

John Sloan: Spectator of Life, IBM Gallery of Science and Art, New York, no. 83, April 26-June 18. 1988; Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, Delaware, July 15-September 4, 1988; Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, Ohio, September 17-November 6, 1988; Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth, Texas, November 20, 1988-January 1, 1989.

John Sloan: Paintings, Prints, Drawings, Jaffe-Friede, Strauss and Barrows Galleries, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 2, 1981-January 3, 1982; DeCordova and Dana Museum and Park, Lincoln, Massachusetts, January 23-March 7, 1982; Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Kalamazoo, Michigan, March 18-May 2, 1982; Elvehjem Museum of Art, Madison, Wisconsin, June 12-August 1, 1982; Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, Ohio, September 11-October 24, 1982; Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, November 6, 1982-January 16, 1983.

John Sloan, Robert Hull Fleming Museum, University of Vermont, Burlington, (no cat.), 1967.

John Sloan, 1871-1951, National Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institute, Washington D.C., no. 92 (as: Class War in Colorado), September 1971-June 1972.

In Good Conscience:The Radical Tradition in Twentieth-Century American Illustration, The Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, New York, (no cat. no.), August 12-September 27, 1992; Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 17-December 20, 1992; Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, Montgomery, Alabama, January 10-February 21, 1993.

Graphic Styles of the American Eight, Utah Museum of Fine Arts, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, no. 139, February 29- April 11, 1976.

From Copley to Dove: American Drawings and Watercolors at Dartmouth, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, (no cat.), March 11-May 28, 1989.

City Life Illustrated, 1890-1940: Sloan, Glackens, Luks, Shinn-- Their Friends and Followers, Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, Delaware, (as "Class Wars in Colorado," no cat. no.), September 7-November 23, 1980.

American Works on Paper to 1950: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Friends and Owen Robertson Cheatham Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 22-December 9, 2007.

Publication History

Rowland Elzea and Elizabeth Hawkes, John Sloan: Spectator of Life, Wilmington, Delaware: Delaware Art Museum, 1988, p. 119, no. 83.

Paul Buhle and Edmund B. Sullivan, Images of American Radicalism, Hanover, Mass.: The Christopher Publishing House, c1998, 462 p., ill. p. 148

Patricia Janis Broder, The American West: The Modern Vision, Boston: Little Brown and Co. (A New York Graphic Society Book), 1984, p. 46-48, ill. p. 47.

Papanikolas, Zeese, Buried Unsung, Lincoln, Nebraska: University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln and London, cover illustration.

Leonard F. Guttridge, Colorado Coal Miner's Strike of 1913-1914, Houghton Mifflin.

John Sloan: Paintings, Prints, Drawings, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1982.

Colorado Heritage, Winter 1991, Denver: Colorado Historical Society, 1991.

Barbara J. MacAdam, Marks of Distinction: Two Hundred Years of American Drawings and Watercolors from the Hood Museum of Art, Manchester, Vermont: Hudson Hills Press, 2005, pp. 35, 132, 135, 261-262, 267, ill. p. 35, fig. 34, 133, no. 37.

Barbara J. MacAdam, American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Muesum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2007, p. 141, no. 113.

A Circle of Illustrators Views Contemporary Life: 1890-1940, Wilmington, Delaware: Delaware Art Museum, 1980.

Provenance

The artist; given to present collection, 1952.

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