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The Sign,

Alternative title(s): The Sign, Au Bon Cafe [and] L’Enseigne

Etching on laid paper

Sixth of six states

Print impression quality: Excellent with plate tone

Dimensions (Plate): 169 x 76 mm (6.7 x 3 in.)

Dimensions (Sheet): 183 x 204 mm (7.2 x 8 in.)

Signed in pencil, lower right: “John Taylor Arms—1919”; inscribed, lower left: title

Watermark: Crown over shield with scrolls and circle

Edition: 75; printed by Frederick Reynolds. Commenced in 1917, finished in 1919.

Accession number: 1939.5.118

Gift of the artist (hon. M.A. Wesleyan 1939), 1939

Provenance / Collectors' marks: J.T. Arms

Bibliography: Fletcher 17 vi/vi; Karen F. Beall, “American Prints in the Library of Congress” (1970) 320; Arms 15

Work Type: print

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