Lot 31: JOHN SLOAN | Nude Glancing Back
October 20, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: oil on canvas
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.
In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.
Ruth Martin, New York
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
Dimensions: 32 by 26 inches
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
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
Medium: oil on canvas