• American Paintings  auction at Christies

    Sale 2199

    American Paintings

    29 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 175

    John Sloan (1871-1951)

    Tea for One

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    John Sloan (1871-1951)
    Tea for One
    signed and dated '--John Sloan--'48' (lower right)--signed and dated again and inscribed with title and 'JS # 957' (on the reverse)
    tempera on masonite
    31¾ x 26 in. (80/6 x 66 cm.)
    Painted in 1948 and 1950.


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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

    L. Goodrich, John Sloan, 1871-1951, exhibition catalogue, New York, 1952, n.p., no. 91, illustrated.
    V.W. Brooks, John Sloan: A Painter's Life, New York, 1955, p. 119, illustrated.
    Wilmington Society of the Fine Arts, The Life and Times of John Sloan, exhibition catalogue, Wilmington, Delaware, 1961, n.p., no. 51, illustrated.
    B. St. John, John Sloan, New York, 1971, n.p., pl. 95, illustrated.
    National Gallery of Art, John Sloan, 1871-1951, exhibition catalogue, Washington, D.C., 1971, n.p., no. 173, illustrated.
    D. Scott, John Sloan, New York, 1974, p. 204, illustrated.
    R. Elzea, John Sloan's Oil Paintings: A Catalogue Raisonné, pt. two, Newark, Delaware, 1991, pp. 429-30, no. 1224, illustrated.


    Exhibited

    Albuquerque, New Mexico, Albuquerque State Fair, September 1948.
    New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, and elsewhere, John Sloan, 1871-1951, January 10-March 2, 1952.
    New York, Kraushaar Galleries, Paintings by Glackens, Lawson, Prendergast, Sloan, September 28-October 17, 1953, no. 22.
    Wilmington, Delaware, Delaware Art Center, The Life and Times of John Sloan, September 22-October 29, 1961, no. 51.
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Oil Paintings by John Sloan, November 19-December 23, 1961, no. 47.
    Washington, D.C., National Gallery of Art, and elsewhere, John Sloan, 1871-1951, September 18-October 31, 1971, no. 173.