Sunbathers on the Roof

John Sloan, American, 1871 - 1951



Etching on laid paper


Plate: 5 7/8 × 6 7/8 in. (14.9 × 17.5 cm)

Sheet: 8 7/16 × 10 5/8 in. (21.4 × 27 cm)

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



Charles S. White


American College Society of Print Collectors, San Jose, California


Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Signed, in graphite, lower right margin: John Sloan; inscribed, in graphite, lower center margin: Sunbathers on the Roof; Signed and dated, in plate, lower right margin: John Sloan 41

Exhibition History

John Sloan: Paintings, Prints, Drawings, Jaffe-Friede, Strauss and Barrows Galleries, Dartmouth College Museum and 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's Etchings of New York City, Israel Sack Gallery [American Works on Paper wall], Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November 15, 2010-February 2011.

Picturing New York: Images of the City, 1890-1955, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 31-June 21, 1992.

Publication History

Barbara MacAdam, "Picturing New York: Images of the City,1890-1955", Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1992, no.60.

Peter Morse, John Sloan's Prints, New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1969, no. 307


American College Society of Print Collectors; sold to present collection, 1942.

Catalogue Raisonne

Morse no. 307

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