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Bark "Metis" Making Harbor.

  • ARTIST: John Taylor Arms

  • MEDIUM: Pencil on tissue paper.


  • EDITION SIZE: Image size 11 15/16 x 17 3/4" (333 x 450 mm).

  • DESCRIPTION: Tracing for the 1923 etching, " Bark 'Metis' Making Harbor."

  • 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: Good condition, save for small hole in middle of image, small tears along bottom margin, and slight age discoloration.

  • REFERENCE: Fletcher #133.