Le Penseur de Notre Dame (The Thinker of Notre Dame Cathedral)

John Taylor Arms, American, 1887 - 1953



Etching on paper

Plate: 12 5/8 × 10 1/16 in. (32 × 25.6 cm)

Sheet: 16 15/16 × 12 5/8 in. (43.1 × 32.1 cm)

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



North America, United States


20th century

Object Name




Not on view


Signed and dated, in graphite, lower right margin: John Taylor Arms - 1923; titled, in graphite, lower left: Le Penseur de Notre Dame; inscribed in graphite, lower center: 366XMM; inscribed, in graphite, lower right: 18; reverse, inscribed, in graphite, lower left: card

Exhibition History

Lower Jewett Corridor, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 11-28, 1974.


Collected by Hersey Egginton (1875-1951); bequeathed to his wife, Mary E. (Benner) Egginton (1875-1962), Garden City, New York; given to present collection, in 1954, in memory of her son, Everett De Witt Egginton (1900-1925), Class of 1921.

Catalogue Raisonne

Fletcher 136; NYPL 139

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