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Storytelling in Miniature

John Taylor Arms
American, 1887–1953

Patzcuaro, Michoacan, Mexico

Etching, 1941
1/2 x 3/4 in.
Gift of Doreen C. Spitzer in memory of Mr. & Mrs. Ward M. Canaday, 1976.82

When travel to Europe became problematic or impossible during the war years, John Taylor Arms visited Mexico. There he drew Pre-Columbian ruins and Spanish Baroque architecture, which he turned into etchings. When World War II ended, he returned to European subjects.