The Enchanted Doorway, Venice (From Italian Series #15)

John Taylor Arms, American, 1887 - 1953



Etching on laid paper


Plate: 12 7/16 × 6 9/16 in. (31.6 × 16.6 cm)

Sheet: 15 15/16 × 10 7/16 in. (40.5 × 26.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Mrs. Norman Williams, in memory of her grandson, Edwin Henry Parkhurst III, Class of 1957



Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Inscribed, in brown ink, upper right: Vingt-Six May; inscribed, in graphite, upper right: 229; signed and dated, in plate, lower right: J.T.ARMS - / VENEZIA '29; inscribed, in graphite, lower left margin: Collection "A"; signed and dated, in graphite, lower right margin: John Taylor Arms - 1930; titled, in graphite, lower left: The Enchanted Doorway; inscribed, in graphite, lower right: CP; reverse, inscribed, in graphite, lower left: etching


Margaret Bright Williams (1888-1984), Woodstock, Vermont, given to present collection, 1958 [in memory of her grandson, Edwin Henry Parkhurst III (1936-1954), Class of 1957].

Catalogue Raisonne

Fletcher 227; NYPL 229

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