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The Balcony,

Alternative title(s): Venetian Gateway

Number 20 from Italian Series

Etching on laid paper

Third of three states

Print impression quality: Excellent

Dimensions (Plate): 205 x 128 mm (8.1 x 5 in.)

Dimensions (Sheet): 301 x 210 mm (11.9 x 8.3 in.)

Signed in pencil, lower right: “John Taylor Arms—1931”; inscribed in pencil, lower left: “Trial proof iii/iii”; inscribed, lower center: title; inscribed, lower right: “wt”; inscribed on verso, lower right: “B”

Edition: Trial proof; 29; printed by Charles White (wt); plate etched as Frontispiece for the Limited Edition of "Hill Towns and Cities of Northern Italy" by Dorothy Noyes Arms

Accession number: 1939.5.10

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

Provenance / Collectors' marks: John Taylor Arms (stamped; inscribed letter “B” denotes collection, per Fletcher, p. 12).

Bibliography: Fletcher 237 trial proof iii/iii; Karen F. Beall, American Prints in the Library of Congress (1970) 20; Arms 239.

Work Type: print

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