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 College: Purchased through the Julia L. Whittier Fund



Charles S. White


American College Society of Print Collectors, San Jose, California


North America, United States


20th century

Object Name




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

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

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.

Publication History

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

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


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

Catalogue Raisonne

Morse no. 307

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