1871 - 1951
signed John Sloan and dated '48 (lower right); also titled Tesuque Reservation, signed and dated again (on the reverse)
tempera and oil on Masonite
20 by 24 inches
(50.8 by 61 cm)
There is minor frame abrasion at edges and the surface appears to be slightly dirty. Under UV: there are a few scattered pindots of inpainting in the hills.
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.
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Ruth Martin, New York
Chapellier Galleries, New York
CIGNA Museum and Art Collection, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (sold: Sotheby's, New York, December 1, 2004, lot 192)
Acquired by the present owner at the above sale
New York, Salander-O'Reilly Galleries, The Ruth Martin Collection of Paintings by John Sloan, March-April 1980, no. 22, illustrated
New York, Owen Gallery, The Eight, October-December 2005
The artist's diary, October 12-14, 1948; February 22, 1950
The artist's records, no. 1002
Rowland Elzea, John Sloan's Oil Paintings: A Catalogue Raisonné, vol. I, Cranbury, New Jersey, 1991, no. 1218, p. 427, illustrated