Basilica of the Madeleine, Vézelay (French Church Series #28

John Taylor Arms, American, 1887 - 1953



Etching on laid paper

Plate: 12 13/16 × 7 3/8 in. (32.5 × 18.8 cm)

Sheet: 13 15/16 × 9 1/4 in. (35.4 × 23.5 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


Signed and dated, in plate, lower left: J. T. Arms / 1929; inscribed, in graphite, lower left margin: Third State.; signed, in graphite, lower right margin: John Taylor Arms - 1929; inscribed, in graphite, lower center: 220IAE; signed, in graphite, lower right: John Taylor Arms [effaced]

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, 1951; given to present collection, 1954.

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