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    Sale 2171

    Important American Paintings, Drawings, and Sculpture

    20 May 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 43

    Robert Henri (1865-1929)

    John Sloan

    Price Realised  

    Robert Henri (1865-1929)
    John Sloan
    signed 'Robert Henri' (lower right)--inscribed '55/F' (on the reverse)--inscribed 'Sloan' (along the upper and right tacking edges)
    oil on canvas
    24¼ x 20 in. (61.6 x 50.8 cm.)
    Painted in 1909.


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    Provenance

    Miss Violet Organ, circa 1945.
    Hirschl & Adler Galleries, New York.
    Acquired by the present owner from the above, 1966.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property of the Montclair Art Museum, sold to benefit the Acquisition Endowment Fund


    Literature

    Montclair Art Museum, The American Painting Collection of the Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, New Jersey, 1977, p. 155, illustrated.
    M.S. Kushner, A. Anreus, M. Grzesiak and V. Wageman, Three Hundred Years of American Painting: The Montclair Art Museum Collection, New York, 1989, p. 153, no. 217, illustrated.


    Exhibited

    New York, New York Cultural Center, Robert Henri Retrospective, October 14-December 14, 1969.
    Huntington, New York, The Heckscher Museum, Seven/Eight: Paintings by the Canadian "Group of Seven" and the Americans "The Eight," June 18-August 1, 1982.