Embossed softground etching
Support: Blue laid paper
Gift of Carole W. and Charles B. Rosenblatt 2009.690
Courtesy of John Taylor Arms/© Suzanne Arms Hawkins
Catalogue raisonné: Fletcher, 284
Arms was a deeply religious man who believed in the uplifting power of truth and beauty. He chose to depict Gothic ecclesiastical structures which he felt reflected the high ideals of the Middle Ages. “They were born of an age when man’s need for the expression of his spiritual ideals drove him to heights of architectural conception and execution to which he has never since attained,” the artist declared. “The devotion and aspiration that went into their construction is echoed in every line and detail and mass.”
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