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Jewelry; Choir Stalls, Albi,

Alternative title(s): The Reredos, St. Cecilia, Albi

Number 19 from Christmas Card Series (also in Miniature Series and Brooch Series)

Etching on machine-made wove paper

Second of three states

Print impression quality: Excellent

Dimensions (Plate): 56 x 30 mm (2.2 x 1.2 in.)

Dimensions (Sheet): 191 x 126 mm (7.5 x 5 in.)

Signed in pencil, lower right: “John Taylor Arms/1938”; inscribed in pencil, lower left: “II”; inscribed in plate, lower left: “Detail of Choir Stalls Saint Cecilia, Alibi” [with reversed “S” in “Saint”]; inscribed in pencil, lower left: title; inscribed in pencil above erased inscription, lower right: “sp”


Edition: From edition of approximately 204, printed by David Strang. Number 19 from the Christmas Card Series, number 21 from the Miniature Series, number 3 from the Brooch Series.

Accession number: 1939.5.62

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

Provenance / Collectors' marks: J.T. Arms

Bibliography: Fletcher 316 A ii/iii; Karen F. Beall, American Prints in the Library of Congress (1970) 175; Arms 321.

Work Type: print

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