DAC Collection Object Information
New York from the Staten Island Ferry,
Alternative title(s): New York Skyline
Number 1 from Miniature Series
Drypoint on laid paper
Print impression quality: Excellent
Dimensions (Plate): 39 x 100 mm (1.5 x 3.9 in.)
Dimensions (Sheet): 161 x 250 mm (6.3 x 9.8 in.)
Signed in pencil, lower right: “John Taylor Arms/1917”; inscribed in pencil, lower left: “Trial proof,” title, and “This is my only drypoint—in fact, the only plate I have ever touched with a drypoint needle. J.T.A.”
Edition: Trial proof; 2 trial proofs; 1917 edition: 20; printed by Arms or Frederick Reynolds
Accession number: 1939.5.74
Gift of the artist (hon. M.A. Wesleyan 1939), 1939
Provenance / Collectors' marks: J.T. arms
Bibliography: Fletcher 14 trial proofs; Karen F. Beall, American Prints in the Library of Congress (1970) 220; Arms 12.
Work Type: print
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