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John Taylor Arms Art

American, 1887-1953

John Taylor Arms was born in Washington, D.C., in 1887. Arms studied architecture at Princeton and MIT and later became the country’s finest etcher of his age. His renderings of European and American architectural subjects are not only beautiful, but they are unrivaled in their technical virtuosity and nuanced light. In a recent exhibit, the Cleveland Museum noted, Arms believed that art could be a tool for the spiritual and moral improvement of mankind and that Gothic cathedrals represented the most significant expression of man’s aspirations. He viewed printmaking as a vehicle for disseminating images of subjects that would uplift and inspire contemporary society. He served as President of the Society of American Etchers and as an ambassador for American printmakers and printmaking throughout the world.

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Artist: John Taylor Arms
Basilica of Madeleine, Vezelay
By John Taylor Arms
Located in Fairlawn, OH
Basilica of Madeleine, Vezelay Etching, 1929 Signed and dated lower right (see photo) Annotated: "Third State" lower left Printed on a sheet of old book paper From: French Church Ser...
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1920s American Realist John Taylor Arms Art

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John Taylor Arms, Battle Wagon
By John Taylor Arms
Located in New York, NY
John Taylor Arms was known for making such finely drawn etchings that commercial tools were not good enough: He regularly used sewing needles with corks for handles. Made during Worl...
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DOWNTOWN, NEW YORK
By John Taylor Arms
Located in Portland, ME
Arms, John Taylor (American, 1887-1953). DOWNTOWN, NEW YORK. F.108. Etching and Aquatint, 1921. Edition of 75. Numbered 19/75 and signed and dated 1921, all in pencil. 8 3/8 x 4 7/8 inches, 214 x 125 mm (plate) plus margins. Framed to 16 1/4 x 12 1/2 inches with the label of The Old Print Shop...
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1920s John Taylor Arms Art

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Etching, Aquatint

THE ARCH OF THE CONCA, PERUGIA
By John Taylor Arms
Located in Portland, ME
Arms, John Taylor. ARCH OF THE CONCA, PERUGIA. Etching, 1926. 10 1/4" x 14 5/8 plus margins. Framed to 18 x 22 inches. Signed in pencil and annotated "Trial Proof No. 6"; only state...
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Rouen; The Cathedral of Notre Dame from the South
By John Taylor Arms
Located in Middletown, NY
Etching on F.J. Head & Co. watermarked cream laid paper, 8 1/8 x 7 5/8 (205 x 184 mm), full margins. Signed and dated in pencil, lower margin. Illustrated in Dorothy Noyes Arms, Chur...
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1920s American Modern John Taylor Arms Art

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Laid Paper, Etching

From the Ponte Vecchio, Florence
By John Taylor Arms
Located in Middletown, NY
Etching and aquatint on hand made F.J. Head & Co watermarked cream laid paper, full margins. Signed and dated in pencil, lower right margin. From the edition of 160 (from a total of ...
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1920s American Modern John Taylor Arms Art

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Handmade Paper, Laid Paper, Etching, Aquatint

Shadows of Venice
By John Taylor Arms
Located in Middletown, NY
Etching and aquatint on antique laid paper, wide margins. Signed, dated and inscribed "Edition of 100" in pencil, lower margin. Second state (of 2)....
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Mid-20th Century American Modern John Taylor Arms Art

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Aquatint, Laid Paper, Etching

The Grolier Club Library (Sketch), Demonstration Print
By John Taylor Arms
Located in Middletown, NY
Etching on light yellow cream laid paper with deckle edges, full margins. Inscribed in the image "Library of the Grolier Club, Demonstration Plate, Drawn, Etched and Printed in a Li...
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Mid-20th Century American Modern John Taylor Arms Art

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Laid Paper, Etching

Fiesole, an Ancient Tower
By John Taylor Arms
Located in Middletown, NY
Etching on antique cream laid paper, 7 7/8 x 5 1/8 inches (201 x 130 mm), full margins. Edition of 150. Printed by Federick Reynolds. Signed and dated in pencil, lower right. Arms wa...
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Early 20th Century American Modern John Taylor Arms Art

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Handmade Paper, Laid Paper, Etching

San Marino (Sketch)
By John Taylor Arms
Located in Middletown, NY
Ecthing in black ink on cream laid paper with a partial watermark, full margins. In excellent condition. A very scarce work from an edition of less than 20 impressions. Signed, date...
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Chartres, The Magnificent
By John Taylor Arms
Located in Middletown, NY
Etching on handmade cream laid paper, 3 1/2 x 4 1/4 inches (890 x 108 mm), full margins. Signed, dated and inscribed "III" in pencil, lower margin. Edition of 150, third state (of th...
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Porta del Paradiso, Venezia
By John Taylor Arms
Located in Middletown, NY
Etching on cream laid paper, 1930. 7 1/2 x 3 7/8 inches (190 x 970 mm), full margins. Signed and inscribed "Edition 100" in pencil, lower margin. In very good condition with minor s...
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Laid Paper, Etching

Coutances
By John Taylor Arms
Located in Middletown, NY
Etching on thin, bluish-green cream laid paper, 9 1/4 x 4 3/4 inches (233 x 120 mm), full margins. Signed and dated in pencil, lower margin. First and only state. Printed by Frederi...
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The Church of St. Francis and the Natizone – Cividale
By John Taylor Arms
Located in Middletown, NY
Etching on antique cream laid paper, 10 x 14 13/16 inches (254 x 377 mm), full margins. Signed in pencil and inscribed "Ed. 100" (from a total edition of 128). Third state (of three...
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Racamadour (French Church Series #10)
By John Taylor Arms
Located in Myrtle Beach, SC
'Rocamadour' (French Church Series # 10), etching, 1927, edition 50, Fletcher 186. Signed, dated, and annotated 'First State' in pencil. Titled and dated 'Rocamadour 1926' in the plate, bottom right. A superb, finely detailed impression, in dark brown ink, on buff laid Japan paper, with full margins (1 to 1 7/8 inches), in excellent condition. Image size 13 3/4 x 10 inches (349 x 254 mm); sheet size 15 3/4 x 13 5/8 inches (400 x 346 mm). Matted to museum standards, unframed. Literature: illustrated in Dorothy Noyes Arms, 'Churches of France', The Macmillan Company, 1929. Impressions of this work are in the permanent collections of the Blanton Museum of Art, Chrysler Museum of Art, Cleveland Museum of Art, Davis Museum (Wellesley), McNay Art Museum, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design Museum, and the Whitney Museum of Art. ABOUT THE SUBJECT Rocamadour is a small clifftop village in south-central France. It is known for the Cité Réligieuse complex of religious buildings, accessed via the Grand Escalier staircase. It includes the Chapelle Notre-Dame, with its Black Madonna statue, and the Romanesque-Gothic Basilica of St-Sauveur. ABOUT THE ARTIST “John Taylor Arms will live on and on and future generations centuries from now will marvel at his work... . As a friend and as a man, he fully matched his superb work.” —John Winkler, printmaker Born in Washington, D.C. in 1887, John Taylor Arms attended the Lawrenceville School and began the study of law at Princeton University. In 1907, he transferred to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and took up the study of architecture. Arms evolved his unique drafting style, with its highly realistic, precise detail and exquisitely rendered effects of light, from his experience and practice as an architectural student. He graduated in 1911 and completed a master’s degree the following year. He then worked as a draftsman with the well-known Carrere and Hastings Company in New York. In 1913 Arms was given a hobbyist’s etching set, and he began to dabble with copperplate and acid. In 1915, after copying a handful of prints by Jongkind and other Etching Revivalists, Arms created his first original etching. His early experiments were picturesque views of European villages, reflecting the influence of Whistler. He inked and printed several of these plates in color in the manner of Charles Mielatz...
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Guardians of the Spire; Amiens Cathedral Number 2
By John Taylor Arms
Located in Middletown, NY
Guardians of the Spire; Amiens Cathedral Number 2 New York: 1937. Etching and drypoint on watermarked F.J. Head cream-colored, antique laid paper, 6 3/4 ...
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Mid-20th Century American Modern John Taylor Arms Art

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Drypoint, Etching

Palazzo dell'Angelo
By John Taylor Arms
Located in Middletown, NY
Palazzo dell'Angelo 1931 Etching and drypoint on cream-colored, handmade laid paper with deckle edges, 7 1/4 x 6 3/4 inches (185 x 171 mm), edition of 100, full margins. Signed, dated and numbered "Ed. 100" in pencil, lower margin, second state (of three). Printed by Henry Carling, New York. Extremely minor mat tone and some inky residue in the top right corner, all unobtrusive and well outside of image area. An exquisite impression of this intricate image, with astonishing detail, and all the fine lines printing clearly. The image represents the first print which Arms printed on his own handmade paper. Framed handsomely with archival materials and museum grade glass in a wood gilt frame with a flower and garland motif. Illustrated: Dorothy Noyes Arms, Hill Towns and Cities of Northern Italy, p. 180; Anderson, American Etchers Abroad 1880-1930; Eric Denker, Reflections & Undercurrents: Ernest Roth and Printmaking in Venice, 1900-1940, p. 116. [Fletcher 233] Born in 1887 in Washington DC, John Taylor Arms studied at Princeton University, and ultimately earned a degree in architecture at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1912. With the outbreak of W.W.I, Arms served as an officer in the United States Navy, and it was during this time that he turned his focus to printmaking, having published his first etching in 1919. His first subjects were the Brooklyn Bridge, near the Navy Yard, and it was during his wartime travel that Arms created a series of extraordinarily detailed etchings based on Gothic cathedrals and churches he visited in France and Italy. He used what was available to him, namely sewing needles and a magnifying glass, to create the incredibly rich and fine detail that his etchings are known for. Upon his return to New York after the war, Arms enjoyed a successful career as a graphic artist, created a series of etchings of American cities, and published Handbook of Print Making and Print Makers (Macmillan, 1934). He served as President of the Society of American Graphic Artists, and in 1933, was made a full member of the National Academy of Design. In its most modern incarnation, Palazzo dell'Angelo was constructed in or around 1570. The building, which has a rich and storied history, was erected upon the ruins of an earlier structure which predates the Gothic period. Some remnants of the earliest features of the residence were most certainly still visible when Arms visited, as they are today. Having a background in architecture, there's no question that Arms was moved by the beauty, history and ingenuity represented in the physical structure. One thing specifically gives away Arms's passion for the architecture, and that is the fact that he focused on the building's Moorish entranceway, balustrade, and two mullioned windows, and not on the curious Gothic era bas-relief of an angel nestled into the facade of the building, after which the structure is named. The sculpture itself doesn't appear in Arms's composition at all, despite the fact that it is the feature of the building that is most famous in its folklore. Arms instead focuses on the oldest portion of the architecture, even documenting some of the remnants of a fresco, and a funerary stele for the freedman Tito Mestrio Logismo, and his wife Mestria Sperata (visible above the water level, to the left of the door, behind the gondola), which was first described in 1436. Among the many notable bits of history regarding the Palazzo, it has been documented that Tintoretto painted frescos of battle scenes on the facade of the building. The paintings have been lost to time and the elements, but not entirely to history. The empty frame...
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La Bella Venezia
By John Taylor Arms
Located in Middletown, NY
(New York: John Taylor Arms, 1930) Etching on antique cream laid paper with a fancy "G" watermark, 7 1/8 x 16 1/2 inches (182 x 442 mm), full margins. Signed, dated and inscribed "Ed. 70" in pencil, lower margin. From a total edirion of 81 plus 5 trial proofs. Printed by Henry E. Carling. Number 18 from the Italian Series. A superb impression of this scarce print, with all of the subtleties and details of the reflections in the water printing clearly. [Fletcher 232] [Illustrated: Page 192, Arms, Dorothy Noyes, "Hilltowns and Cities of Northern Italy"]. Along with his constant companion and wife, Dorothy Noyes, Arms spent decades exploring and documenting gothic structures throughout Europe. Noyes, an accomplished travel writer, had gifted Arms an etching set...
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Out of My Window. (Vista; My Own; De Ma Fenêtre)
By John Taylor Arms
Located in Storrs, CT
Out of My Window. (Vista; My Own; De Ma Fenêtre). 1916. Etching. Fletcher 4, Library of Congress 254. 7 x 5 9/16 (sheet 9 3/8 x 9 1/2). Edition 75. Good condition apart from two re...
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From Knoedler's Window MCMXXXV
By John Taylor Arms
Located in Storrs, CT
From Knoedler's Window MCMXXV. 1935. Etching and Aquatint. Fletcher catalog 293 stateiv/v. Image: 5 1/16 x 4 15/16 (sheet 12/7/8 x 9 1/8). Edition 271 in this state (total edition 3...
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1920s American Modern John Taylor Arms Art

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Aquatint, Etching

John Taylor Arms, An Old Courtyard (Italy)
By John Taylor Arms
Located in New York, NY
John Taylor Arms was known for making such finely drawn etchings that commercial tools were not good enough: He regularly used sewing needles with corks for handles. Arms was an in...
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Mid-20th Century American Realist John Taylor Arms Art

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Etching, Aquatint

The Gargoyle and His Quarry
By John Taylor Arms
Located in Storrs, CT
The Gargoyle and His Quarry, Notre Dame. 1920. Etching.Fletcher 90. 7 1/8 x 5 1/4 (sheet 10 1/2 x 9 1/16). Gargoyle series #1. Edition 75. A rich impression printed on 'FJHead&Co' c...
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The Gothic Spirit
By John Taylor Arms
Located in Storrs, CT
The Gothic Spirit (also called A Gargoyle, A Gothic Spirit). 1922. Etching and stipple. Fletcher 120. 11 5/8 x 7 (sheet 15 1/4 x 11 1/4). Gargoyle Series #8. Edition 130. Illustrated...
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Guardians of the Spire (Amiens Cathedral Number 2)
By John Taylor Arms
Located in Storrs, CT
Guardians of the Spire (Amiens Cathedral Number 2). 1921. Etching. Fletcher 102. 6 3/4 x 9 7/8 (sheet 8 7/8 x 13 3/4). Gargoyle Series #4. Edition 75. Illustrated: Dorothy Noyes Arms...
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A Gable in the Grande Rue, Lisieux
By John Taylor Arms
Located in New Orleans, LA
This image is the 3rd etching created by Arms. It was printed byGrederick Reynolds in an edition of 116. Referenced as Fletcher #3 the image is the second in his Gable series. Lis...
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1910s American Modern John Taylor Arms Art

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John Taylor Arms, Study in Stone, Cathedral of Ourense
By John Taylor Arms
Located in New York, NY
John Taylor Arms was known for making such finely drawn etchings that commercial tools were not good enough: He regularly used sewing needles with corks ...
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John Taylor Arms, Le Collegiate, Toro, also known at 'Collegiate Church'
By John Taylor Arms
Located in New York, NY
John Taylor Arms was known for making such finely drawn etchings that commercial tools were not good enough: He regularly used sewing needles with corks for handles. Fletcher 284. Ed...
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St. Mary's Church in Bibury, England
By John Taylor Arms
Located in New Orleans, LA
This image is stamped as being rom the personal collection of Arms Referenced as Fletcher #386 the image is signed .and inscribed in pencil and is from a small edition of 16. The An...
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From the Ponte Vecchio
By John Taylor Arms
Located in Storrs, CT
From the Ponte Vecchio, Florence. 1925. Etching and aquatint. Fletcher catalog 159. state ii. Image: 11 1/8 x 15 1/4 (sheet 13 3/8 x 18 1/4). Edition 160 in this state (total edition...
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Old Hoadley House
By John Taylor Arms
Located in New Orleans, LA
This image was in the personal collection of the artist. The Wheeler-Beecher House, sometimes referred to as the Hoadley House, is located on Amity Road in Bethany, CT. Built at the ...
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Black and White Etching -- Rodez
By John Taylor Arms
Located in Troy, NY
This detailed etching depicts Notre Dame in France. The foreground shows an alleyway, with cracking and peeling buildings, plants climbing the walls, and a shifting stone road. Each ...
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BEAVER HOUSE (AU NORD)
By John Taylor Arms
Located in Portland, ME
Arms, John Taylor. BEAVER HOUSE (AU NORD). Fletcher 88. Etching, 1920. And Artist's Proof, printed by Fredrick Reynolds. Signed and dated in pencil by Arms, lower right, and incscri...
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Limoges (French Church Series #32)
By John Taylor Arms
Located in Myrtle Beach, SC
John Taylor Arms, 'Limoges (French Church Series #32)', etching, 1932, edition 142, third (final) state impressions, Fletcher 244. Signed, dated, and annotated 'Ed 100 III' in pencil. A superb, finely detailed impression, in warm black ink, on antique, pale gray laid paper, with full margins (1 1/16 to 1 1/2 inches); adhesive stains in the bottom left and right sheet corners, well away from the image, otherwise in excellent condition. Matted to museum standards, unframed. A view of Limoges, France and the Saint-Martial Bridge from the far side of the Vienne river. According to Fletcher, author of the catalogue raisonné on the artist's graphic work, this etching is among the artist’s preferred plates. Published references: "An Appreciation to John Taylor Arms 1887-1953", in PRINT, Vol. VIII #5 P. viii, Feb.-March 1954. Impressions of this print are in the permanent collections of the Davis Museum at Wellesley College, National Gallery of Art, Saint John’s University, Smithsonian Institution, and Wake Forest University. ABOUT THE ARTIST “John Taylor Arms will live on and on and future generations centuries from now will marvel at his work... . As a friend and as a man, he fully matched his superb work.” —John Winkler, printmaker Born in Washington, D.C. in 1887, John Taylor Arms attended the Lawrenceville School and began the study of law at Princeton University. In 1907, he transferred to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and took up the study of architecture. Arms evolved his unique drafting style, with its highly realistic, precise detail and exquisitely rendered effects of light, from his experience and practice as an architectural student. He graduated in 1911 and completed a master’s degree the following year. He then worked as a draftsman with the well-known Carrere and Hastings Company in New York. In 1913 Arms was given a hobbyist’s etching set, and he began to dabble with copperplate and acid. In 1915, after copying a handful of prints by Jongkind and other Etching Revivalists, Arms created his first original etching. His early experiments were picturesque views of European villages, reflecting the influence of Whistler. He inked and printed several of these plates in color in the manner of Charles Mielatz...
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Sunlight on Stone, Caudebec-en-Caux.
By John Taylor Arms
Located in Storrs, CT
Sunlight on Stone, Caudebec-en-Caux. 1931. Etching. Fletcher catalog 241 state ii. 14 1/4 x 7 1/2 (sheet 16 1/2 x 11 5/8). French Church Series #31. Edition 164 (+ 28 trial proofs). Illustrated: Print Collector's Quarterly 21 (1934): 140. A rich impression with plate tone printed by Henry E. Carling on 'Dard...
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'Downtown, New York' — 1920s Modernism
By John Taylor Arms
Located in Myrtle Beach, SC
John Taylor Arms, 'Downtown, New York', etching with aquatint, 1921, edition 75, Fletcher 108. Signed, dated, and numbered 14/75 in pencil. A superb, finely nuanced impression, in d...
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Through Wind and Water (Notre Dame Gargoyle)
By John Taylor Arms
Located in Fairlawn, OH
Signed in pencil Edition: 75 Gargoyle Series No. 7 This impression probably printed by David Strang, 1937-38 Sheet: 9 1/4 x 11 1/4" Reference: William Dolan Fletcher, John Tay...
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PUERTA DEL OBISPO, ZAMORA (THE BISHOP'S DOOR, ZAMORA).
By John Taylor Arms
Located in Portland, ME
Arms, John Taylor. PUERTA DEL OBISPO, ZAMORA (THE BISHOP'S DOOR, ZAMORA). Fletcher 266. Etching, 1933. Edition 160, of which this is likely one of the 25 p...
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Stone Tapestry, San Isidoro, Leon
By John Taylor Arms
Located in Palm Springs, CA
Signed and dated in pencil, inscribed " Ed 100 I." In excellent condition, except for tape remains at upper margin corners on verso. Also called South Portal of The Collegiate Church...
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Puerta del Obispo ( Romanesque Spanish Cathedral)
By John Taylor Arms
Located in New Orleans, LA
This image is by America's greatest etcher, John Taylor Arms. The Spanish cathedral in Zamora is an impressive example of Romanesque architecture located on the hilltop by the river ...
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Enchanted Doorway, Venezia (La Porta della Carta, Venezia '29)
By John Taylor Arms
Located in Storrs, CT
Enchanted Doorway, Venezia (La Porta della Carta, Venezia '29). 1930. Etching. Fletcher catalog 227 state ii. 12 3/8 x 6 9/16 (sheet 15 13/16 x 9 15/16). Edition 148 in this state (...
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Rio del Santi Apostoli, Venice.
By John Taylor Arms
Located in Storrs, CT
Rio del Santi Apostoli, Venice. 1930. Etching. Fletcher catalog 22 state .ii. 8 x 6 (sheet 11 x 7 3/16). Italian series #4. Illustrated: Dorothy Noyes Arms, Hill Towns and Cities of...
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New York Skyline, Sketch
By John Taylor Arms
Located in Myrtle Beach, SC
A fine impression, on cream wove paper, with full margins (5/8 to 1 3/8 inches), in excellent condition. Edition 20. Signed and dated in pencil. Annotated 'Bolton Brown...
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New York Skyline
By John Taylor Arms
Located in Myrtle Beach, SC
A superb impression in warm black ink, on cream, laid paper; the full sheet with margins (1 5/8 to 2 3/4 inches); original brown paper hinges on the top sheet edge recto, in excellen...
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Shadows of Venice. (Il Ponte di Rialto, Venezia)
By John Taylor Arms
Located in Storrs, CT
1930. Etching and aquatint. Fletcher catalog 229 state g ii. 10 1/8 x 12 (sheet 11 5/8 x 16 1/2). Italian Series, plate #16. Edition 140 (+ 14 trial proofs). Illustrated: Dorothy Noy...
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La Colegiata Toro (Romanesque Santa Maria la Mayor/Zamora province Spain)
By John Taylor Arms
Located in New Orleans, LA
John Taylor Arms created this superb architectural image of La Colegiata in 1935 in an edition of 153. It is #12 in his Spanish Churches series and is referenced as Fletcher #284. One of the most characteristic examples of transitional Romanesque architecture in Spain, the church of Santa María la Mayor is inspired by the Cathedral of Zamora, in turn inspired by the Old Cathedral of Salamanca. The tower-dome is usually listed as one of the four most typical in León together with those in the cathedrals of Salamanca, Plasencia and Zamora. The church was begun around 1170, and was finished in the mid-13th century. Two different directors of the work have been identified, according to the different types of stone used (limestone in the old sections, sandstone in the most recent ones), and by the barrel vaults...
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The Balcony (Venetian Gateway).
By John Taylor Arms
Located in Storrs, CT
The Balcony (Venetian Gateway). 1931. Etching. Fletcher catalog 237 state iii. 8 1/16 x 5 1/16 (sheet 12 5/8 x 10 1/16). Edition 110 (plus 34 trial proofs)...
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Hambourg
By John Taylor Arms
Located in San Francisco, CA
Artist: John Taylor Arms (American , 1887-1953) Title: Hambourg Year: 1927 Medium: Etching Edition: Unknown Paper: Thin paper Image (plate mark) size: 10.1 x 4.85 i...
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Rio del Santi Apostoli, Venice.
By John Taylor Arms
Located in Storrs, CT
Rio del Santi Apostoli, Venice. 1930. Etching. Fletcher 226 catalog state .ii. 8 x 6 (sheet 9 3/4 x 14 1/4). Edition 100 (+ 10 trial proofs). Italian series #4. Illustrated: Dorothy ...
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LE PENSEUR DE NOTRE DAME
By John Taylor Arms
Located in Portland, ME
Arms, John Taylor. LE PENSEUR DE NOTRE DAME. F.136. Etching, 1923. 1st State, edition of 150. 12 5/8 x 10 1/8 inches; 322 x 252 mm. Signed in pencil. In exc...
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American Cathedral (The Woolworth Building).
By John Taylor Arms
Located in Storrs, CT
American Cathedral (The Woolworth Building). 1921. Etching. Fletcher 107. 17 x 6 5/8 (sheet 21 1/2 x 9 1/8). Edition 75. Provenance: estate of David...
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