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Bruges Doorway No. 1

  • ARTIST: John Taylor Arms

  • MEDIUM: Pencil drawing on tissue paper,

    DATE: 1924

  • EDITION SIZE: Image size 9 11/16 x 4" (245 x 102 mm).

  • DESCRIPTION: Transfer drawing.

  • ADDITIONAL INFO: Titled and dated in pencil on lower right. Inscribed "Notes- All possible texture in steps; line of eyebrows of Virgin should turn up; A graet deal of texture in brick of central motive. Get bricks of chimney very irregular." This drawing came directly from the Estate of John Taylor Arms. Being transfer drawings means these drawings were used to create the copper plate that printed the etching. As any object that is used in this fashion, they often have a variety of condition issues. They are, however, unique works created by the artist.

  • CONDITION: Very good condition.