Couple under Yellow Cottonwood

John Sloan, American, 1871 - 1951

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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

P.951.74

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Painting

Classification

Painting

Not on view

Inscription

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.

Provenance

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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