Doorway in Thiers (Thiers, Ancient Portal: Thiers, Nourrison, Librairie, Papeterie: Miniature Series #9)

John Taylor Arms, American, 1887 - 1953



Etching on laid paper


Plate: 4 1/8 × 2 3/16 in. (10.4 × 5.6 cm)

Sheet: 9 1/8 × 5 7/8 in. (23.1 × 15 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


Inscribed, in plate, upper center: NOURISSON / LIBRAIRIE - PAPETERIE [as shop sign]; signed, in graphite, lower right margin: John Taylor Arms; titled, in graphite, lower left: Doorway in Thiers; inscribed, in graphite, lower center: JVJYMM; inscribed, in graphite, lower right: 8; Watermark, lower center: F.t. Head & Co.


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 117; NYPL 119

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