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"Light and Shade, Taxco" by John Taylor Arms
Light and Shade, Taxco, Etching, 1946, F. 394, second state, Ed. of 279 in this state, plus 15 trial proofs: 4 first state, and 11 in the second state, 10-1/2 x 13-3/4, on cream laid paper, signed, dated and dedicated in pencil "To my friend Hobart Nichols, John Taylor Arms, 1946", in fine condition, very faint mat line and a little waviness to sheet edges. One Arm's "Preferred Plates" and regarded as one of his most intricate and beautiful prints, with a nice dedication to his friend the painter Hobart Nichols.