Venetian Mirror (The Grand Canal, Venice)

Most collectors consider this etching, "Venetian Mirror" (The Grand Canal, Venice) by John Taylor Arms his masterpiece....This original etching  created and printed in 1935 has an image size of 6 1/4X14 1/4 inches on a sheet size of 10 3/8X18 inches.  It was printed on a laid type paper with the "David Strang" watermark.  Strang was also the printer of this edition for Arms, numbered "II"  with edition of 100 written in pencil.  There is also an inscription to Mr. Kenneth Jaffray Warm Regards, and signed twice in pencil.  The detail is beyond belief, a true "tour de force". By one of the finest American printmakers.   This etching appears in the Fletcher catalog as image number 289.  Archivally Framed.