Couple under Yellow Cottonwood

John Sloan, American, 1871 - 1951


1950, 1951

Casein tempera emulsion underpainting, oil varnish glaze on composition board with wax varnish

Overall: 23 7/8 × 29 7/8 in. (60.6 × 75.9 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Dr. Charles E. Farr in memory of John Sloan through the Friends of the Dartmouth Library



North America, United States


20th century

Object Name




Not on view


Signed, lower left: John Sloan; inscribed by Helen Farr Sloan, on reverse: Couple under Yellow Cottonwood John Sloan 1950-51 / Casein tempera emulsion underpainting oil-varnish glaze / Oct. 1951 Varnish / MAnder Bros. mastic, brought from England by Helen Farr Sloan in 1936. Finished with wax varnish H.F.S.

Exhibition History

The Eight, Southern Vermont Art Center, Manchester, Vermont, June 22-July 7, 1963.

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, New York, November 6, 1982-January 2, 1983.

John Slaon, Krasshaar Galleries, New York, New York, February 4-23, 1952.

Publication History

Rowland Elzea, John Sloan's Oil Paintings: A Catalogue Raisonne, Part I, Newark: University of Delaware Press, 1991, p. 440, no. 1255.

John Sloan: Paintings, Prints, Drawings, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1982, p.____, ill. no. 30.


Dr. Charless E. Farr (1875-1972), the artist's father-in-law; given to present collection, 1951.

Catalogue Raisonne

Elzea: 1255

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