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Hell Hole

20th century
202 x 252 mm (8 x 9.9 in.)

John Sloan, American, (1871–1951)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching and aquatint on machine-made wove paper
State: Second of two states
Print impression quality: Very good
Edition: 100
Marks: Signed in pencil, lower right: “John Sloan”; inscribed in pencil, center left: “100 proofs”; inscribed in pencil, lower left: “Hell Hole”
Marks: Watermark: VAN GELDER ZONEN HOLLAND below square cipher
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.
Credit Line: Purchase funds, 1964
Accession Number: 1964.14.5

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  • New York City - TGN 7007567 (“New York” preferred, “New York City” display; retained “City” for clarity)
  • Northeastern United States - TGN 4011496 (general region): The term typically refers to New England and the northern Atlantic seaboard, including Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, New York and New Jersey.
  • satire - Artistic device holding up human folly and vice to scorn, derision, or ridicule. [November 1994 scope note added; related term added; alternate term added. May 1994 related term added.]
  • social satire
  • theater (discipline) - Use for the professionally oriented study of theater, involving training, practice, and study in the processes of doing theater. For the academically oriented study of theater, use "drama." [August 1995 descriptor changed, was "theater". April 1993 related term added.]

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

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