The Butterfly

John Taylor Arms, American, 1887 - 1953



Color etching and aquatint on laid paper

Edition 59/100

Plate: 10 1/16 × 7 1/8 in. (25.5 × 18.1 cm)

Sheet: 15 3/16 × 11 1/4 in. (38.6 × 28.6 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Mrs. Hersey Egginton in memory of her son, Everett Egginton, Class of 1921



Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Numbered, in graphite, lower left margin: 59/100; signed, in graphite, lower right margin: John Taylor Arms -; inscribed, lower left: The Butterfly; inscribed, in graphite, lower center 202XMM 12x 16 [effaced]; inscribed, in graphite, lower right: 18;


Collected by Hersey Egginton (1875-1951); bequeathed to his wife, Mary E. (Benner) Egginton (1875-1962), Garden City, New York, 1951; given to present collection, 1954.

Catalogue Raisonne

Fletcher 48; NYPL 47

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