Girls Sliding. 1915. Etching. Morse 171.iv. 4 1/4 x 5 7/8 (sheet 8 3/4 x 11 7/8). Signed, titled and annotated "100 proofs" in pencil. Annotated "Peter Platt imp" in pencil (Platt printed 30 of the total edition of 100). A fine impression on cream wove paper, printed on the full sheet with deckle edges. Tack holes from drying in the outer margin edges, as usual. In 1945, Sloan wrote of the image, "Happy healthy girls putting on a floor show for appreciative bums in Washington Square. There are some battles in these things, but they are pretty well eliminated." $2,500.
There are the usual tack holes in the outer margins from when the print was dried. They are an additional indication that Platt was the printer, as this was his drying technique. According to the catalogue raisonne, "Peter J. Platt (185-1934) was one of the most renowned American plate printers." (page 5).
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