Lot 37
  • 37

JOHN SLOAN | Oh Chichernia (Dark Eyes)

Estimate
10,000 - 15,000 USD
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Description

  • John Sloan
  • ¬†Oh Chichernia (Dark Eyes)
  • signed -John Sloan and dated '14 (lower right)
  • oil on canvas
  • 24 by 20 inches
  • (61 by 50.8 cm)

Provenance

Private collection, circa 1942
Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, Maryland
M. Knoedler & Co., New York
Private collection (acquired from the above; sold: Sotheby's, New York, October 2, 2015, lot 37)
Acquired by the present owner at the above sale

Exhibited

Newport, Rhode Island, Art Association of Newport, The Second Harrison S. Morris Memorial Exhibition, August-September 1967, no. 24
Cincinnati, Ohio, Cincinnati Art Museum, American Paintings on the Market Today, April-May 1968, no. 21 (as Dark Eyes)

Literature

Bernard B. Perlman, " Oh Chichernia (Dark Eyes) by John Sloan," NEWS, Baltimore Museum of Art, December 1956, vol. XX, no. 2, pp. 11-12
Rowland Elzea, John Sloan's Oil Paintings: A Catalogue Raisonn√©, vol. I, Cranbury, New Jersey, 1991, no. 244, p. 135, illustrated

Condition

The canvas is lined and the edges are covered with tape. There is minor frame abrasion at edges. Under UV: there are a few lines of inpainting to frame abrasion and the work retains an opaque varnish.
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