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Wayside Inn—Oaks in Spring,

Alternative title(s): Pepper Trees

Etching on wove paper

First state

Print impression quality: Very good

Dimensions (Plate): 260 x 200 mm (10.2 x 7.9 in.)

Dimensions (Sheet): 312 x 253 mm (12.3 x 10 in.)

Signed in pencil, lower right: “CH” monogram; inscribed in pencil, lower right: “one of two 1st state proofs by Peter J. Platt”; signed in plate, lower left: “CH” monogram and “Jn 11/1926”

Edition: Printed by Peter J. Platt; no tack holes in margins; see information on Platt in P. Morse, “John Sloan’s Prints” (New Haven, 1969), pp. 5–8

Accession number: 1954.2.14

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

The image depicts a scene in Sudbury, Massachusetts.

Bibliography: Clayton 261; Karen F. Beall, American Prints in the Library of Congress (1970), 101; , Childe Hassam, Impressionist Printmaker [catalog for exhibition, 5–24 May 1981] (West Hartford, CT: St. Joseph College, 1981), cat. no. 50, reproduced.

Work Type: print

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