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Armington, Caroline Helena (Canadian)
1875 - 1939

Notre-Dame de Paris, No. 2, etching, Signed and dated in plate 1925, pencil signed/numbered 4/100, 35.5 x 25.5 cm.

About the Etching: Excellent condition; unframed, professionally cut acid free mat with foam board backing, measuring 21.5" x 16.75".

About the Artist: Born in Ontario in 1875, by 1892 she was making her living as an artist. However, she trained as a nurse and spent the war years (WWII) in Paris, where she continued to create etchings, while driving for the American Ambulance Service unit.I n 1920 she did a series of highly detailed architectural etchings in France of cathedrals in Chartres, Rheims, Amiens, Rouen and Tours. In 1922 the Belgian Red Star Line commissioned a limited edition edition of the ocean liner Belgenland.

She had solo shows in many galleries: Galeries Simonson in Paris, 1923; Vancouver Art Gallery in Canada; Corcoran in Washington, D.C. in 1924 among others. In all she produced 557 etchings during her lifetime and accumulated many prizes and honors.

Her work is in the collections of several museums in the United States, Canada and Europe, including the Library of Congress, Wash. D.C., Metropolitan Museum in NYC, the Cleveland Museum, the British Museum and Victoria and Albert Museum in London.

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