Self-Portrait, Working

John Sloan, American, 1871 - 1951

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1916

Oil with Windsor & Newton Copal Varnish and wax finish on canvas

Overall: 22 × 18 in. (55.9 × 45.7 cm)

Frame: 28 1/2 × 24 1/2 in. (72.4 × 62.2 cm)

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

P.952.43

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Painting

Classification

Painting

Not on view

Inscription

Signed, lower right: John Sloan; signed, dated and inscribed, on reverse: "Self. John Sloan. 1916". Inscribed by Helen Farr Sloan on reverse: Oil, Winsor & Newton Copal Varnish. Wax Finish H.F.S.

Exhibition History

The Eight: A New Spirit in American Art, Danforth Museum, Framingham, Massachusetts, October 26, 1986-January 4, 1987.

Portraits at Dartmouth, Hopkins Center Museum and Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 10- April 16, 1978.

John Sloan: The Gloucester Years, Museum of Fine Arts, Springfield, Massachusetts, July 13- August 31, 1980; Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, New Jersey, September 21-November 2, 1980; Hunter Museum of Art, Chattanooga, Chattanooga, Tennessee, November 23, 1980-January 4, 1981; Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute, Utica, New York, January 25-March 8, 1981; The Heckscher Museum, Huntington, New York, May 2-June 7, 1981.

John Sloan: Paintings, Prints, Drawings, Jaffe-Friede, Strauss and Barrows Galleries, Hopkins Center, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 2, 1981-January 3, 1982; DeCordona 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 2, 1983, no. 23.

John Sloan 1871-1951, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York, January 10-March 2, 1952; Corcoran Gallery, Washington, D.C., March 15-April 20, 1952, Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, Ohio, May 4-June 8, 1952.

JOHN SLOAN- Gloucester Days, Cape Ann Museum, Gloucester, Massachussetts, July 11-November 30, 2015.

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 31, 1995-March 10, 1996.

Curator's Choice: Dartmouth College Permanent Collection, Jaffe-Friede, Strauss and Barrows Galleries, Hopkins Center, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 29, 1976- January 16, 1977.

Carpenter Galleries, Hopkins Center, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, December 1962.

Artist as Object/Subject, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Art History 2, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, December 18, 1999-March 12, 2000.

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

Publication History

Rowland Elzea, John Sloan's Oil Paintings: A Catalogue Raisonne, Part I, Newark: University of Delaware Press, 1991, p. 199, no. 487.

John Sloan, Paintings, Prints, Drawings, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, ill. no. 7.

Colin B. Bailer, Avis Berman, Carol Troyen, Richard J. Wattenmaker, H. Barbara Weinberg, The World of William Glackens: The C. Richard Hilker Art Lectures, Oak Ridge, New Jersey: Samsom Foundation, Inc. 2011: ill. p. 150, fig. 110.

Cape Ann Museum, John Sloan: Gloucester Days, Gloucester, Massachusetts: Cape Ann Museum, 2015, 53 pp., ill. p. 10.

Barbara J. MacAdam, American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Muesum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2007, p. 84, no. 60.

Arthur R. Blumenthal, Portraits of Dartmouth, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1978, p. 104.

Provenance

John and Helen Farr Sloan; given to present collection, 1952.

Catalogue Raisonne

Elzea: 487

This record was created from historic documentation and may not have been reviewed by a curator; it may be inaccurate or incomplete.

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