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John Arms Jr

 (1887 - 1953)
John Taylor Arms, Jr. was active/lived in Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, District Of Columbia.  John Arms Jr is known for etching, illustration, teaching.

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One of the more famous printmaker of the early 20th century, John Taylor Arms was known for his medieval architectural etchings that combined precise realism with a sense of soaring spirituality.  He believed that Gothic architecture was man's greatest achievement, uniting spiritual and aesthetic values, and was best known for his renderings of gargoyles and European churches.  He was remarkably prolific, considering that he worked slowly and deliberately and spent much time traveling, writing, and lecturing.

He was born in Washington D.C., and studied law at Princeton University and then transferred to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to study architecture, earning a masters degrees in 1912.  For fi   ...  Displaying 750 of 6173 characters.

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