The Old Print Shop

Hell Hole.

  • ARTIST: John Sloan

  • MEDIUM: Etching and aquatint,

    DATE: 1917.

  • EDITION SIZE: Edition 100, printing 110. Image size 7 3/8 x 9 3/8" (18.8 x 23.8 cm). Plate size 8 x 9 7/8" (20.3 x 25.1 cm).

  • DESCRIPTION: Second state of two. "The location is the back room of Wallace's at Sixth Avenue and West Fourth Street." The bar was named "The Golden Swan" and was a gathering place for artists, writers, and Bohemians of Greenwich Village. <br><br>

  • ADDITIONAL INFO: Signed, titled and inscribed "100 proofs" in pencil. Inscribed lower left "Ernest Roth imp."

  • CONDITION: Very good condition.

  • REFERENCE: Morse #186.