Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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Hell Hole,

Etching and aquatint on machine-made wove paper

Second of two states

Print impression quality: Very good

Dimensions (Plate): 202 x 252 mm (8 x 9.9 in.)

Dimensions (Sheet): 292 x 425 mm (11.5 x 16.7 in.)

Signed in pencil, lower right: “John Sloan”; inscribed in pencil, center left: “100 proofs”; inscribed in pencil, lower left: “Hell Hole”

Watermark: VAN GELDER ZONEN HOLLAND below square cipher

Edition: 100

Accession number: 1964.14.5

Purchase funds, 1964

The image depicts a scene with Eugene O’Neill seated at the back at the far right.

Bibliography: Peter Morse 186 ii/ii; J. Kraft, John Sloan (Washington, 1984–1985?), cat. no. 49; Karen F. Beall, American Prints in the Library of Congress (1970), 61; Carl Zigrosser 90.

Work Type: print

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