Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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Old Lace,

Etching on wove paper

Print impression quality: Very good

Dimensions (Plate): 175 x 175 mm (6.9 x 6.9 in.)

Dimensions (Sheet): 243 x 224 mm (9.6 x 8.8 in.)

Signed in pencil, lower right: “CH” monogram and “imp”; signed in plate, lower right: “CH” monogram; inscribed in plate, lower right: “Sept, 29/Cos Co 1915”

Edition: Printed by the artist at Peter Platt’s press, New York; tack holes are signature of this press (see D. Kiehl, "Childe Hassam as Printmaker," Metropolitan Museum of Art exhibition catalog 28 June–11 September 1977, cat. 12

Accession number: 1954.2.13

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. David Keppel (hon. Wesleyan 1929) in memory of George W. Davison (B.A. Wesleyan 1892), 1954

Bibliography: Clayton 56; Cortissoz 56; Karen F. Beall, American Prints in the Library of Congress (1970), 68; for further information on Platt, see P. Morse, John Sloan's Prints (New Haven, 1969), pp. 5–8.

Work Type: print

Related Works: For an impression of this print at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, see http://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/340571 . For an impression at the National Gallery of Art (Washington, DC), see https://www.nga.gov/content/ngaweb/Collection/art-object-page.32770.html .

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