Description: oil on canvas
Dimensions: 32 by 26 inches
Medium: oil on canvas
Condition Report: Oil on canvas. Canvas is not lined. SURFACE: in good condition aside from scattered craquelure (most of it on sitter's body). UNDER UV: A 3 inch area of inpainting on her true left hand and scattered dots of inpainting.
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Exhibited: Delaware, The Wilmington Society of the Fine Arts, The Life & Times of John Sloan, 1961, no. 34
Philadelphia, The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Oil Paintings by John Sloan, 1961, no. 31
Washington, D.C., National Gallery of Art; Atlanta, Georgia Museum of Art; San Francisco, M. H. De Young Memorial Museum; St. Louis, City Art Museum; Columbus Gallery of Art; Philadelphia, The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, John Sloan 1871-1951: His Life and Paintings, 1971-1972, no. 142, p. 176, illustrated
New York, Salander-O'Reilly Galleries, The Ruth Martin Collection of Paintings by John Sloan, 1980, no. 13, illustrated
Literature: John Sloan, Gist of Art, New York, 1939, p. 286, illustrated
Rowland Elzea, John Sloan's Oil Paintings: A Catalogue Raisonne, Part Two, Newark, Delaware, 1992, no. 779, p. 288, illustrated
Provenance: Ruth Martin, New York
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Salander-O'Reilly Galleries, New York
Sale: Christie's, New York, December 6, 1991, lot 174
Acquired from the above sale by the present owner