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20th century
97 x 211 mm (3.8 x 8.3 in.)

John Taylor Arms, American, (1887–1953)

Alternative title: Drifting, Somewhere in the Orient
Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching and aquatint printed in black, brown, yellow, blue, and green inks on laid paper
State: Fifth of five states
Print impression quality: Good
Edition: 18/40; printed by Frederick Reynolds
Marks: Signed in pencil, lower right: “John Taylor Arms—1919”; inscribed in pencil, lower left: “18/40” and title; erased inscription or signature in pencil, lower left: with letters “D” and “J”
Marks: Watermark: I
Provenance / Collectors' Marks: J.T. Arms
Bibliography: Fletcher 27 v/v; Karen F. Beall, American Prints in the Library of Congress (1970) 98; Arms 26B.
Credit Line: Gift of the artist (hon. MA Wesleyan 1939), 1939
Accession Number: 1939.5.36

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  • boats - Use for watercraft generally smaller and less seaworthy than ships and generally not designed to cross large open waters. [June 1995 related term added.]
  • marine views - Use For Term
  • Orientalism - Characteristics of oriental art or culture appearing in Western practice. W

  • plate Dimensions: 97 x 211 mm (3.8 x 8.3 in.)

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