John Taylor Arms (1887-1953) was a printmaker and etcher. Born in Washington, DC, Arms first attended Princeton University to study law, before transferring to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to study architecture. His work often depicts medieval churches, gargoyles, and New York City architecture. Arms was involved with several art and printmaking societies. He was a member of the National Academy of Design and also served as the president of the American Society of Graphic Artists.