Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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Basilica of the Madeleine, Vézelay,

Alternative title(s): The Abbey Church of Ste. Madeleine

Number 28 from French Churches Series

Etching on laid paper

Third of three states

Print impression quality: Excellent with some plate tone

Dimensions (Plate): 324 x 188 mm (12.8 x 7.4 in.)

Dimensions (Sheet): 393 x 241 mm (15.5 x 9.5 in.)

Signed in pencil, lower right: “John Taylor Arms—1929”; signed in plate, lower left: “J.T. Arms/1929”; inscribed in pencil, lower left: “Third State” and title

Watermark: Letters “D [?] H”

Edition: 130; printed by Peter Platt

Accession number: 1939.5.12

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

Provenance / Collectors' marks: J.T. Arms

Bibliography: Fletcher 223 iii/iii; Karen F. Beall, American Prints in the Library of Congress (1970) 23; Arms 225.

Work Type: print

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