Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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The Enchanted Doorway, Venice,

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

Number 15 from Italian Series

Etching on blue-green laid paper

Second of two states

Print impression quality: Very good

Dimensions (Plate): 319 x 172 mm (12.6 x 6.8 in.)

Dimensions (Sheet): 431 x 290 mm (17 x 11.4 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”

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

Accession number: 1944.D1.22

Gift of George W. Davison (B.A. Wesleyan 1892), 1944

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 1939.5.40 for an impression of this print on cream laid paper.

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