Gates of the City

Gates of the City


John Taylor Arms

(American, 1887-1953)

Etching and aquatint

Sheet: 31.2 x 29 cm (12 5/16 x 11 7/16 in.); Image: 21.5 x 20.3 cm (8 7/16 x 8 in.); Platemark: 22.6 x 21.4 cm (8 7/8 x 8 7/16 in.)

Anne Elizabeth Wilson Memorial Fund 1996.8

Catalogue raisonné: Fletcher, 126

Edition: 25 (another 75 printed in color)



This print celebrates the Brooklyn Bridge as a wonder of modern engineering. This view emphasizes the Gothic character of the bridge by framing Manhattan through pointed arches.

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PR - Etching
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