Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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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.”

Watermark: ENGLAND

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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