The Indian Detour

John Sloan, American, 1871 - 1951

Share

1927

Etching on wove paper

Edition of 100. Printing 70. Platt 25, White 20, Roth 25.

Plate: 6 × 7 1/4 in. (15.2 × 18.4 cm)

Sheet: 9 1/2 × 12 3/4 in. (24.1 × 32.4 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Hollon W. Farr

PR.981.10

Geography

Place Made: United States, North America

Period

20th century

Object Name

Print

Research Area

Print

Not on view

Inscriptions

Signed, in graphite, lower right: John Sloan; inscribed, in graphite, lower left: 100 proofs; lower center: The Indian Detour; lower left Peter Platt imp.; Signed and dated, in plate: lower right: John Sloan '27; Inscribed by dealer, in graphite, lower left: #96 C4122; upper left: 91; Watermark: Van Gelder Zonen/Holland

Course History

HIST 6, NAS 30, History of the American West, Ben Madley, Winter 2012

ARTH 17, The Power of Place: Urban and Rural Images in American Art, 1900-1945, Sarah Powers, Winter 2014

Exhibition History

Images of the West: Selections from the Permanent Collection, MAL 190, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, July 15-August 28, 1994.

John Sloan: Paintings, Prints, Drawings, Jaffe-Friede, Strauss and Barrows Galleries, Dartmouth College Museum and Galleries, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 21, 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.

This Land: American Engagement with the Natural World, Rush Family Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 5–April 11, 2022.

Publication History

Peter Morse, "John Sloan's Prints", New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1969, p. 256, no. 231.

Provenance

Dr. and Mrs. Hollon W. Farr (1917-1995), Moriches, New York; given to present collection, 1981.

Catalogue Raisonne

Morse no. 231

This record is part of an active database that includes information from historic documentation that may not have been recently reviewed. Information may be inaccurate or incomplete. We also acknowledge some language and imagery may be offensive, violent, or discriminatory. These records reflect the institution’s history or the views of artists or scholars, past and present. Our collections research is ongoing.

We welcome questions, feedback, and suggestions for improvement. Please contact us at: Hood.Collections@dartmouth.edu