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    Sale 1911

    Important American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture

    29 November 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 10

    John Sloan (1871-1951)

    Country Road

    Price Realised  

    John Sloan (1871-1951)
    Country Road
    signed and dated '-John Sloan- '08/XVII' (lower left)
    oil on canvas
    9 x 11¼ in. (22.9 x 28.6 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Ambassador Edwin Wilson, Washington, D.C.
    Baroness Blanka De Koranyi, sister-in-law of the above, bequest from the above, Arizona.
    By descent, 1976.
    Owings-Dewey Fine Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico.
    Acquired by the present owner from the above, 1995.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Samuel B. and Marion W. Lawrence Collection


    Literature

    G. Holcomb, III, A Catalogue Raisonné of the Paintings of John Sloan, 1900-1913, Ph.D. dissertation, University of Delaware, 1972, p. 334.
    G. Holcomb, III, The Early Landscapes of John Sloan, exhibition catalogue, Lock Haven, Pennsylvania, 1969, no. 13.
    R. Elzea, John Sloan's Oil Paintings: A Catalogue Raisonné, part one, Cranbury, New Jersey, 1991, p. 93, no. 140.
    V.A. Leeds, The Independents: The Ashcan School & Their Circle From Florida Collections, exhibition catalogue, Winter Park, Florida, 1996, p. 34, no. 6, illustrated.
    J. Hardin and V.A. Leeds, In the American Spirit: Realism and Impressionism from the Lawrence Collection, exhibition catalogue, St. Petersburg, Florida, 1999, pp. 21, 72, 84, no. 40, illustrated.


    Exhibited

    Winter Park, Florida, Rollins College, Cornell Fine Arts Museum, The Independents: The Ashcan School & Their Circle From Florida Collections, March 9-May 5, 1996, no. 6. St. Petersburg, Florida, Museum of Fine Arts, In the American Spirit: Realism and Impressionism from the Lawrence Collection, March 21-June 13, 1999, no. 40.