Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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Number 3 from English Series

Etching on laid paper

Second of two states

Print impression quality: Excellent

Dimensions (Plate): 83 x 137 mm (3.3 x 5.4 in.)

Dimensions (Sheet): 232 x 291 mm (9.1 x 11.5 in.)

Signed in pencil, lower right: “John Taylor Arms 1938”; inscribed in pencil, lower left: “II” and title; inscribed in pencil, lower right: “sp” and an erased inscription

Watermark: J WHATMAN

Edition: ca. 231; printed by David Strang (sp). Acc. to Fletcher, commissioned by PCQ for Vol. 26, April, 1939. There were 14 prints, one of which was signed by Arms

Accession number: 1939.5.3

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

Provenance / Collectors' marks: J.T. Arms

Bibliography: Fletcher 315 ii/ii, according to Fletcher a “Demonstration plate at Wesleyan U.”; Karen F. Beall, American Prints in the Library of Congress (1970) 4; Arms 32; David Strang, “Etchings: Good and Bad” in The Print Collector’s Quarterly (vol. 26, pp. 137–59), 1939

Work Type: print

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