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Inscription

lower left plate printed in black ink: ARMS, 1928; lower right plate printed in black ink: SAINT GERMAIN L'AUXERROIS; lower center in graphite: John Taylor Arms - 1929

Marks and Labels

lower left blindstamp [circled]: [printing press] CHICAGO / SOCIETY / OF / ETCHERS; lower right verso collector's stamp in black ink of Frank B. Bistow: F.B.B. [Lugt L.982a]

Provenance

Frank B. Bristow, Falls Church, VA; bequest to the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washingotn, DC, 1968; acquired 2015 by the National Gallery of Art

Bibliography
1982
William Dolan Fletcher. John Taylor Arms, A Man for All Time. New Haven: Eastern Press, 1982. pp. 144-145, no. 215.