Negress, White and Gold

John Sloan, American, 1871 - 1951


about 1929-1930

Flaxseed tempera underpaint, oil-varnish glaze on panel

Overall: 24 × 32 in. (61 × 81.3 cm)

Frame: 30 × 37 1/2 in. (76.2 × 95.3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Julia L. Whittier Fund



Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Signed, lower left: John Sloan; inscribed, on reverse: 24 x 32K 823

Exhibition History

American Paintings from the Dartmouth Collection, 1910-1960, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 17-April 12, 1998.

Churchill P. Lathrop at Dartmouth 1928-1978, Strauss and Barrows Galleries, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 20-November 26, 1978.

John Sloan, University of Missouri Art Department, Columbia, Missouri, December 1940.

John Sloan: Paintings and Prints, Carpenter Art Galleries of the Department of Art and Archaeology, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 1-September 1, 1946.

John Sloan: Paintings, Prints, Drawings, Hopkins Center, Dartmouth College, Jaffe-Friede, Strauss and Barrows Galleries, October 2, 1981-January 3, 1982; DeCordova and Dana Musem 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 2, 1983.

The Forty-Fifth Annual Exhibition of American Art, Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, Ohio, October 1-30, 1938.

The Twentieth Annual Art Exhibition, Randolph-Macon Woman's College, Lynchburg, Virginia, March 15-April 15, 1931.

Twenty-ninth Annual International Exhibition of Paintings, Carnegie Institute, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, October 16-December 7, 1930.

Publication History

Rowland Elzea, John Sloan's Oil Paintings: A Catalogue Raisonne, Part I, Newark: University of Delaware Press, 1991, p. 321, no. 887.

______, John Sloan: Paintings, Prints, Drawings, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1982, p. 64-65, no. ill. no. 21.

Gallery Notes, Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester,"John Sloan: Painitngs, Prints, Drawings", Volume 48, No. 4, November, 1982.

John Sloan (introduction and commentary), John Sloan, Paintings and Prints: Seventy-Fifth Anniversary Retrospective, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, June 1- August 1, 1946, no. 16.

Nathaniel Silver, editor, Boston's Apollo, Thomas McKeller and John Singer Sargent, Boston: Isabella Steward Gardner Museum, Yale University Press, p. 140, fig. 75.


The artist; C. W. Kraushaar Art Galleries, New York; sold to present collection, 1946.

Catalogue Raisonne

Elzea: 887

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