DAC Collection Object Information
Wayside Inn—Oaks in Spring,
Alternative title(s): Pepper Trees
Etching on wove paper
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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