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John Taylor Arms, 1887-1953
The Gates of the City
Etching and aquatint, 1922
Gift of the artist, 1925

Arms, widely respected as a printmaker, served as an officer in the Society of American Graphic Artists, Artists Equity, and other organizations. He promoted regional exhibitions and supported printmakers' groups around the country. His prints have remained popular with collectors for most of this century.


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