Nude on Chair, Legs Crossed
Like all serious artists of their generation, Sloan and his friends often sketched and painted from the nude. This sketch of a woman seated on a draped studio prop is typical of Sloan’s many naturalistic depictions of the female body. Captured in a casual, unrefined pose, she appears refreshingly authentic and unidealized.
Sanguine conte crayon on cream, thin, smooth wove paper
Sheet: 13 7/8 x 9 5/16 in. (35.2 x 23.7 cm) (show scale)
Signed lower right in conte crayon: "John Sloan"
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Dick S. Ramsay Fund
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John Sloan (American, 1871-1951). Nude on Chair, Legs Crossed, ca. 1926-1938. Sanguine conte crayon on cream, thin, smooth wove paper, Sheet: 13 7/8 x 9 5/16 in. (35.2 x 23.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Dick S. Ramsay Fund, 41.440. © artist or artist's estate (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 41.440_IMLS_PS3.jpg)
overall, 41.440_IMLS_PS3.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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