Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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The Thinker of Notre Dame (Le Penseur de Notre Dame),

Number 11 from Gargoyle Series

Etching on laid paper

First of two states

Print impression quality: Excellent

Dimensions (Plate): 320 x 256 mm (12.6 x 10.1 in.)

Dimensions (Sheet): 466 x 322 mm (18.3 x 12.7 in.)

Signed in pencil, lower right: “John Taylor Arms—1923”; inscribed in pencil, lower left: “Trial Proof” and title

Edition: Trial proof; edition was 150; printed by Frederick Reynolds

Accession number: 1939.5.89

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

Provenance / Collectors' marks: J.T. Arms

Bibliography: Fletcher 136 trial proof i/ii; Karen F. Beall, American Prints in the Library of Congress (1970) 267; Arms 139.

Work Type: print

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