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Cutting In.

  • ARTIST: John Taylor Arms

  • MEDIUM: Pencil on tissue paper.


  • EDITION SIZE: Image size 13 x 16 1/16" (251 x 408 mm).

  • DESCRIPTION: Tracing for the 1925 etching, "Cutting In"; also called " A New Bedford Whaler."

  • ADDITIONAL INFO: Unsigned. 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: Poor condition, several tears and punctures.

  • REFERENCE: Fletcher #172