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John Taylor Arms (American, 1887-1953) Lot of Five Etchings and Sketches From the Spanish Church Series:

Auction:
2232
Lot:
10
Sold for:
$1,880$1,600

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Auction:
Sale #2232 - 2232
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 05, 2004 4:00PM

Description:

John Taylor Arms (American, 1887-1953)

Lot of Five Etchings and Sketches From the Spanish Church Series: Segovia, 1924, trial proof I from private collection "E" plus a sketch in ink and pencil of the same (Fletcher, 143); Study in Stone, Cathedral of Orense, 1933, trial proof II (of the second state) from private collection "A" (Fletcher, 257); Stone Tapestry, San Isidoro, Leon, 1933, impression from the 1933 edition of 139 from private collection "E" plus a sketch in pencil of the same (Fletcher, 267). All but the ink sketch signed and dated "John Taylor Arms..." in pencil l.r. Image/plate sizes to 7 7/8 x 17 1/8 in. (20.0 x 45.4 cm), matted, the first two framed.
Condition: Toning, some with creases, abrasions and/or losses to two sketches, not examined out of frames.

Provenance: The estate of Ernest Hillman, Jr., Fairfield, Connecticut.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Keywords

John Taylor Arms, Cathedral of Orense, Ernest Hillman , Jr., Fairfield, Connecticut, Drawing, Sketch, Stationery