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The Enchanted Doorway (La Porta Enchantia),

Alternative title(s): The Enchanted Doorway, Venezia [and] Venezia ’29 [and] La Porta Della Carta

Number 15 from Italian Series

Etching on cream laid paper

Second of two states

Print impression quality: Excellent

Dimensions (Plate): 320 x 169 mm (12.6 x 6.7 in.)

Dimensions (Sheet): 405 x 255 mm (15.9 x 10 in.)

Signed in pencil, lower right: “John Taylor Arms—1930”; signed in plate, lower right: “J.T. Arms—Venezia ’29”; inscribed in pencil, lower left: “Edition:100” and title; inscribed in pencil on verso, bottom edge: “La porta enchantia”

Edition: 100, Fletcher: 121; printed by Henry E. Carling

Accession number: 1939.5.40

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

Provenance / Collectors' marks: J.T. Arms

Bibliography: Fletcher 227 ii/ii; Karen F. Beall, American Prints in the Library of Congress (1970) 107; Arms 229.

Work Type: print

Related Works: See DAC 1944.D1.22 for an impression of this print on blue-tinted paper.

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