French Church Series No. 10: Rocamadour

1927
(American, 1887–1953)
Support: Paper mounted on board
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Sheet: 36.6 x 29.4 cm (14 7/16 x 11 9/16 in.); Image: 34.3 x 24.8 cm (13 1/2 x 9 3/4 in.)
Courtesy of John Taylor Arms/© Suzanne Arms Hawkins
Catalogue raisonné: drawing for etching Fletcher, 186
Location: not on view
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This drawing of Rocamadour, a town in southwestern France situated in a gorge above a tributary of the Dordogne River, was executed on site. The church of Notre Dame, part of a complex of monastic buildings and pilgrimage churches, contains the venerated statue of a wooden Black Madonna reputed to have been carved by Saint Amadour.
French Church Series No. 10: Rocamadour

French Church Series No. 10: Rocamadour

1927

John Taylor Arms

(American, 1887–1953)
America, 20th century

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