Current Inventory by John Sloan

Anshutz on Anatomy

Artist: John Sloan
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John Sloan (1871-1951), Anshutz on Anatomy, etching, 1912, signed titled and inscribed “100 proofs” by the artist, and also signed “Ernest Roth imp” by the printer. Reference: Morse 155, eighth state (of 8), from the edition of 80. In very good condition, the full sheet, printed in dark brown ink on a brown/tan wove paper, 7 1/2 x 9, the sheet 11 1/8 x 12 3/4 inches. A fine impression. Sloan wrote of this print: “Tom Anshutz, our old teacher at the Pennsylvania Academy, gave anatomical demonstrations of great value to art students. Modelling the muscles in clay, he would […]

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New Republic Portfolio

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  Six American Etchings: The New Republic Portfolio 1924 The complete set of six etchings, as issued in 1924, including: Peggy Bacon (1895–1987), The Promenade Deck, 1920 (Flint 47), 6 x 8 3/8 inches Ernest Haskell (1876–1925), The Sentinels of North Creek, ca. 1923, 5 x 7 7/8 inches Edward Hopper (1882–1967), Night Shadows, 1921 (Levin 82) 7 x 8 3/8 inches John Marin (1870–1953), Downtown the El (Zigrosser 134), 6 7/8 x 8 3/4 inches Hayes Miller (1876–1952), Play, 1919, 4 7/8 x 5 7/8 inches John Sloan (1871–1951), Bandit’s Cave, 1920 (Morse 195), 7 x 5 inches A […]

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Six American Etchings: The New Republic Portfolio 1924

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Six American Etchings: The New Republic Portfolio 1924 The complete set of six etchings, as issued in 1924, containing Marin’s rare Brooklyn Bridge No. 6 (Swaying), which appeared in only a few sets before being substituted by Marin’s Downtown the El (Zigrosser 134). The set includes: Peggy Bacon (1895–1987), The Promenade Deck, 1920 (Flint 47), 6 x 8 3/8 inches Ernest Haskell (1876–1925), The Sentinels of North Creek, ca. 1923, 5 x 7 7/8 inches Edward Hopper (1882–1967), Night Shadows, 1921 (Levin 82) 7 x 8 3/8 inches John Marin (1870–1953), Brooklyn Bridge No. 6 (Swaying), 1913 (Zigrosser 112) 10 […]

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Fashions of the Past

Artist: John Sloan
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John Sloan (American 1871 – 1954), Fashions of the Past, etching and aquatint, 1926, signed and titled by the artist in pencil (Morse 224 IV/IV), also signed by the printer. From the edition of 100 (of which75 were printed, according to Morse). Annotated: Peter Platt imp (Platt was an early, and one of Sloan’s favorite, printer). In very good condition, with wide margins, with the tack holes at outer margins for drying, as usual for impressions printed by Peter Platt; on wove paper, conservation matted. 7 7/8 x 9 3/4 inches, the sheet 12 1/2 x 14 1/2 inches. A fine […]

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The Green Hour (or Angna Enters in “The Green Hour”)

Artist: John Sloan
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John Sloan (1871-1954), The Green Hour (or Angna Enters in “The Green Hour”), etching, 1930, signed in pencil lower right, inscribed “100 proofs” lower left [with the signature and date lower right, title lower left in the plate]. Reference: Morse 245, second state (of 2), of 90 printed. In very good condition, the full sheet with deckle edges, 5 x 4, the sheet 12 1/2 x 9 3/4 inches. Printed on a cream wove paper by Peter Platt, with his characteristic drying holes around the edges. A superb impression. Peter Platt was one of Sloan’s favorite printers. He printed 25 […]

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Half Nude on Elbow

Artist: John Sloan
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John Sloan (1871-1954),  Half Nude on Elbow, 1931, signed in pencil lower right, titled lower middle, annotated “100 proofs” lower left. Reference: Morse 250, sixth state (of 6). From the edition of 75 printed. Printed by Peter Platt, with his characteristic drying tack holes at the bottom and left of the sheet, with wide margins,  printed on a cream wove paper, 3 x 5, the sheet 9 x 11 1/2 inches. A fine impression. Sloan routinely wrote “100 proofs” on many of his prints, regardless of the actual number of impressions printed. In this case a total of 75 impressions […]

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Nude With Furniture

Artist: John Sloan
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John Sloan (1871-1954), Nude with Furniture, etching, 1931, signed in pencil lower right, titled lower middle, annotated “100 proofs” lower left. Reference: Morse 252, third state (of 3). From the edition of only 45 printed. Printed by Peter Platt, with his characteristic drying tack holes all around, in very good condition, the full sheet with deckle edges; printed on a cream wove paper with the Van Gelder Zonen Holland and the JP in a square watermark, 5 x 4, the sheet 12 1/4 x 9 1/2 inches. A fine impression. Sloan routinely wrote “100 proofs” on many of his prints, […]

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Fourteenth Street, The Wigwam (also known as Tammany Hall)

Artist: John Sloan
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John Sloan (1871-1951), Fourteenth Street, The Wigwam (also known as Tammany Hall), etching, 1928, signed, titled, and inscribed 100 proofs; also signed by printer Peter Platt. Reference: Morse 235, seventh state (of 7). From the edition of 100, 110 were printed. In excellent condition, the full sheet with the drying holes all around as characteristic of Peter Platt impressions, paper loss upper left corner margin corner, with full margins, on a wove paper, 9 3/4 x 7, the sheet 19 x 12 3/4 inches, archival window mat. ex Collection: Furniture Brands, Saint Louis, Missouri; Christie’s New York, February, 2008 A […]

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Nude on the Floor

Artist: John Sloan
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John Sloan (1871-1954), Nude on the Floor, etching and engraving, 1931, signed, titled and annotated “100 proofs” [also signed in the plate]. Reference: Morse 257, third state (of 3), from the edition of 100 of which only 75 were printed, on cream laid paper, in excellent condition, with full margins, 4 x 5, the sheet 8 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches, archival mounting (non-adhesive mylar hinges, acid free board). A fine fresh impression in pristine condition. Sloan said of this print: “One of the best of this group of etchings. Shows my interest in achieving foreshortening without perspective. …If I […]

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Woman with Hand to Her Chin

Artist: John Sloan
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John Sloan (1871-1951), Woman with Hand to Her Chin, etching, c. 1913, signed in pencil by Sloan’s widow Helen Farr Sloan and annotated 150 proofs; also signed by the printer June Baskin and annotated “imp” lower left. Reference: Morse 165, only state. In very good condition, the full sheet, printed on a cream wove paper, 6 1/2 x 3 1/4, the sheet 10 1/4 x 6 3/4 inches, archival mounting. A fine impression. No early impressions of this print are known, and it was first printed in an edition in 1969, as signed by Sloan’s widow, for distribution with the […]

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James B. Moore, Esq.

Artist: John Sloan
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John Sloan (1871-1954) etching, James B. Moore, Esq., signed in pencil lower right and inscribed “100 proofs” lower left (although only 25 were printed). [Also signed and dated lower left, and titled upper left, in the plate.] Reference: Morse 126. Third state of three. In very good condition, on a cream wove watermarked Van Gelder-Zonen Holland paper, archival matting.  Plate size 12 x 10, picture size 11 1/4 x 9 1/4, sheet 15 x 12 1/2, with the drying holes at left and right margin edges. This paper, the characteristic drying holes, as well as the high quality of the impression, indicate that […]

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Romany Marye in Christopher Street

Artist: John Sloan
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John Sloan (1871-1951), Romany Marye in Christopher Street, 1922, etching, signed in pencil lower right, titled, dated and inscribed 100 proofs bottom margin. Reference: Morse 278, seventh state (of 7), from the edition of 52 impressions, all printed by Charles White. In very good condition, with barely visible light toning, printed on a cream laid paper with margins (small loss upper left margin edge), 6 x 8 inches, the sheet 8 1/4 x 10 3/8 inches, archival mounting. A fine rich atmospheric impression, printed with a plate tone overall which heightens the sense that this is a night scene. Although Sloan […]

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Nude Leaning on a Chaise

Artist: John Sloan
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John Sloan (1871-1954), Nude Leaning on a Chaise, etching, 1933, signed, titled and inscribed 100 proofs. Reference: Morse , from the edition of about 75 proofs. [also signed and dated in the plate] Very good condition, never framed or cleaned (with full margins, tear top margin edge, soft folds at right corners), on a tan/cream laid Navarre paper, with the Navarre name and symbol watermark. Measurements: 5 1/2 x 7 inches, the sheet 9 1/4 x 12 1/2 inches. A fine, clear black impression. At this stage in his career, after the Ashcan Realist period and now in his late ’50s, Sloan experimented with new […]

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Subway Stairs – Working Proof

Artist: John Sloan
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John Sloan (1871-1951), Subway Stairs, etching, 1926, signed, titled and inscribed “working proof 1;” also with the notation “JS imp” in pencil bottom margin [with the name and date in the plate].  Reference: Morse 221, third state (of 7). There was an edition in the seventh state, 60 printed. In very good condition, on ivory laid paper with margins (the slightest toning toward the margin edges). 6 7/8 x 5, the sheet 8 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches. Archival mounting, with acid free board, window mat. A fine early state proof impression of one of Sloan’s most alluring subjects. In this third state […]

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Schuylkill River

Artist: John Sloan
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John Sloan etching Schuylkill River, 1894, signed, titled, annotated “100 proofs” [only 25 were printed], also signed by the printer “Peter Platt imp’ in pencil lower left margin.  From the edition (of 25) all printed by Peter Platt.  Morse 60, only state. Provenance: ex. coll. VO and MP Potamkin Collection; Kraushaar Galleries. A fine impression, with plate tone.  On a tan wove paper with a partial crest and fleur de lys watermark, with margins, in good condition, a tiny nick right edge, slightest browning toward outer margin edges, 8 1/4 x 5  1/4 (the sheet 12 1/2 x 10) inches, archival […]

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“Up the Line, Miss?”

Artist: John Sloan
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John Sloan (1871-1951), “Up the Line, Miss?”, etching, 1930, signed, titled and inscribed 100 proofs [also signed in the plate]. Reference: Morse 243, fifth state (of 5). In excellent condition, with full margins (slightly irregular lower edge, typical for the older paper favored by this printer, see note below). On an old laid paper with a circles in shield watermark. 5 1/2 x 7, the sheet 9 1/2 x 12 inches. Archival mounting. A fine impression. Only 80 impressions of the edition were printed. This impression is printed on an old laid paper, of the sort the printer and artist Ernst […]

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Connoisseurs of Prints

Artist: John Sloan
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John Sloan (1871-1951), Connoisseurs of Prints, etching, 1905, signed in pencil bottom right (also titled in lower left margin near edge), Morse 127, from the New York City Life Series, edition of 100, on Arches cream laid paper, with wide margins (5 x 7, sheet 9 3/4 x 13 inches), in very good condition, tiny spot left margin just outside of platemark, barely visible light stain, archival window mounting. Provenance:  ex Collection Jessup Memorial Library, Bar Harbor, with the blindstamp of the University of Maine; sold at Sotheby’s New York sale, March 1988 ($4750 plus 10% commission), and then to current owner. […]

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Nude on Stairs

Artist: John Sloan
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John Sloan (1871-1951), Nude on Stairs, etching, 1930, signed in pencil lower right margin, titled in pencil center, inscribed “100 proofs” lower left [also signed in the plate lower left]. Reference: Morse 241, ninth (published) state (of 9). In very good condition, the full sheet with margins (slightest toning in margins), printed in black on a cream wove paper, 9 7/8 x 8, the sheet 14 1/2 x 11 1/2 inches, archival matting. A superb impression, printing very black and clear. Provenance: Collection unknown collector, stamp SN in a circle verso (not located in Lugt) At this point in his […]

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Hell Hole

Artist: John Sloan
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John Sloan (1871-1951), Hell Hole, 1917, etching and aquatint, signed bottom right, titled bottom center, and inscribed “100 proofs”. Reference: Morse 186, second state (of 2). From the edition of 100, printing of 110. In good condition, slight toning; with wide margins (trimmed irregularly at right and left, soft folds in margins, with  the printer Peter Platt’s drying holes and associated paper losses, reinforced tears and nicks at margin edges). On a cream wove paper, 8 x 10, the sheet 11 1/2 x 14 3/4 inches, window matted. A fine impression of this Sloan masterpiece. This impression was printed by Peter Platt, one of […]

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