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John Sloan. 1871-1951.

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Roofs, Summer Night. 1906. Etching. Morse 137.ii. 5 1/4 x 7 (sheet 9 1/2 x 12 1/8). Series: New York City Life, plate 9.. A fine impression on cream laid paper on the full sheet with deckle edges. Annotated 'Peter Platt imp.' by the printer. Signed, titled and annotated "100 proofs" by Sloan in pencil. $3,450.

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Sloan wrote about this print: "I have always liked to watch the people in the summer, especially the way they live on the roofs. For many years I have not seen the summer life of the city, which has perhaps been better for my health than my production of city life etchings." Morse at page 148.

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