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    Sale 2171

    Important American Paintings, Drawings, and Sculpture

    20 May 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 45

    John Sloan (1871-1951)

    Red Jacket

    Price Realised  

    John Sloan (1871-1951)
    Red Jacket
    signed 'John Sloan' (lower right)--dated '1916' and inscribed with title (along the right tacking edge)
    oil on canvas
    32 x 26 in. (81.3 x 66 cm.)


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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.


    Pre-Lot Text

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


    Literature

    Art News, February 22, 1919.
    Consignment Book, John Sloan Collection, Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, Delaware, n.d., n.p.
    R. Elzea, John Sloan's Oil Paintings: A Catalogue Raisonné, pt. one, Newark, Delaware, 1991, p. 190, no. 457, illustrated.


    Exhibited

    New York, MacDowell Club, ?-2 March 1919.