Sloan, John. WILL BRADNER [PORTRAIT OF A MUSICIAN]. Morse 82. Etching, 1903. Inscribed "100 Proofs," titled and signed in pencil. Only 30 were printed, by Peter Platt. 7 1/4 x 5 inches, 184 x 127 mm. In excellent condition. One of Sloan's earliest etchings after his commercial work, done in the midst of the group he did for the DeKock series. A sensitive portrait of Bradner who was a Philadelphia violinist and friend of Sloan. Sloan comments that "this plate shows growing skill with the medium owing to the fact that I was producing the De Kock etchings at this time." Scarce.

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