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Notre Dame du Val, Provins,

Alternative title(s): La Tour, Notre Dame du Val [and] Provins [and] Thibaut

Number 30 from French Churches Series

Etching on blue-green laid paper

Second of two states

Print impression quality: Excellent

Dimensions (Plate): 218 x 130 mm (8.6 x 5.1 in.)

Dimensions (Sheet): 371 x 237 mm (14.6 x 9.3 in.)

Signed in pencil, lower right: “John Taylor Arms—1931”; inscribed in pencil: “Trial proof XIII” and title; inscribed in pencil, lower right: “wt”; inscribed in brown ink, upper right: “452” [?]

Watermark: Letters “B [?] A [?]”

Edition: Trial proof; per Fletcher, edition of 29; printed by Charles White (wt); plate etched as Frontispiece for a limited edition of Contemporary American Etching, 1931

Accession number: 1939.5.77

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

Provenance / Collectors' marks: John Taylor Arms

Bibliography: Fletcher 240 trial proof ii/ii; Karen F. Beall, American Prints in the Library of Congress (1970) 487; Arms 242.

Work Type: print

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