Light and Shadow, Taxco, from the Mexican Series #4

John Taylor Arms, American, 1887 - 1953



Etching on wove paper

Edition of 259

Impression: 10 1/2 × 13 1/4 in. (26.7 × 33.7 cm)

Plate: 10 9/16 × 13 3/4 in. (26.8 × 34.9 cm)

Sheet: 13 3/8 × 17 3/16 in. (34 × 43.7 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


Singed and dated, in graphite, lower right margin: John Taylor Arms 1946; inscribed, in plate, lower right: [monogram]; lower left, in graphite, under imp.: II / Light and Shadow / Taxco; stamped, black ink in clipped corner rectangle: COLLECTION JOHN TAYLOR ARMS; inscribed, in graphite, bottom: To Margot, lover of Beauty / from John June, 1950


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 394; NYPL 405

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