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The Crown of Normandy.

  • ARTIST: John Taylor Arms

  • MEDIUM: Pencil on tissue paper.


  • EDITION SIZE: Image size 13 1/4 x 6 5/8 " (335 x 170 mm).

  • DESCRIPTION: Sketch for the 1928 etching, " The Crown of Normandy" ; also called " St. Quen."

  • ADDITIONAL INFO: Unsigned. Loose study drawing, not a transfer drawing. 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.

  • REFERENCE: Fletcher #211.