John Sloan
American (1871-1951)
Nude Leaning Over Chaise, 1933
Etching
5×6 IN.

Morse 270 ii/II. Edition of 100, of which only 75 were printed. One of the ten earliest impressions of the published state printed by Peter Platt. Signed in pencil lower right margin: "John Sloan"; titled in pencil lower center margin: "Nude Leaning over Chaise"; inscribed in pencil lower left margin: "100 proofs"; inscribed in pencil lower left margin: "Peter Platt, imp.". Signed and dated in plate lower right: "John Sloan '33". A fine impression in fine condition aside from tack holes at the edges of the full margins. Sheet measures 12 3/4 x 9 1/2 inches.
Sloan wrote of this print: "This is more sensitive than some others of this period, but has also sufficient strength and perhaps beauty. I should have painted this subject." (JS 1945-Morse p.301)

$ 1,750