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    Sale 2142

    Fine American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture

    5 March 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 20

    John Sloan (1871-1951)

    Nude in Washington Square

    Price Realised  

    John Sloan (1871-1951)
    Nude in Washington Square
    signed '-John Sloan-' (lower left)--inscribed 'Nude, Yellow Sheets, Press' (on the reverse)
    tempera and oil on board
    26 x 32 in. (66 x 81.3 cm.)
    Painted in 1932-33.


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    Provenance

    The artist.
    Helen Farr Sloan, wife of the artist.
    Estate of the above.
    John Sloan Trust.
    By bequest to the present owner from the above.


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    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Estate of Helen Farr Sloan/John Sloan Trust, Sold to Benefit the Delaware Art Museum


    Literature

    R. Elzea, John Sloan's Oil Paintings: A Catalogue Raisonné, part two, Newark, Delaware, 1991, p. 342, no. 952, illustrated.


    Exhibited

    New York, Grand Central Palace, 16th Annual Exhibition of the Society of Independent Artists, April 1-24, 1932, no. 762.
    New York, Montross Gallery, John Sloan, January 2-13, 1934, no. 37. Cincinnati, Ohio, Cincinnati Art Museum, Forty-second Annual Exhibition of American Art, May 9-June 9, 1935, no. 148.