Kraushaar's. 1926. Etching. Morse 29.viii. 3 7/8 x 5 15/16 (sheet 7 x 11 1/16). A rich impression printed on Japanese bulberry paper with wide margins. 3 7/8 x 5 15/16). Annotated 'Ernest Roth imp' in pencil, lower left. Signed, titled and annotated '100 proofs' in pencil by the artist. Housed in a 14 1/2 x 1`5 1/2-inch modernist silver and gold frame. $2,000.
John Kraushaar proved a good salesman, as documented in John Sloan's humorous 1926 etching, Kraushaar's, in which the artist described him as 'engaged in the difficult job of selling a picture to a man whose wife feels she needs sables' and 'helping a husband persuade a lady who already has a mink coat that she could add to her splendors by owning a painting.'
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