The Big Freighter, 1916

  • Martin Lewis, American, 1881-1962

Etching and aquatint printed in brown ink on laid paper

  • Plate: 12 3/8 × 17 3/8 inches (31.4 × 44.1 cm) Sheet: 16 1/4 × 21 1/2 inches (41.3 × 54.6 cm)

Gift of Mr. Robert M. Katzman and Mrs. Lisa Katzman in honor of Sidney and Betty Katzman and their children, Ellen and Laura, from the collection assembled by Patricia Lewis

1999.1640

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Aquatint
  • Aquatint
  • Etching (printing process)
  • Etching (printing process)
  • Paper (fiber product)
  • Ink
  • Ships
  • Cityscape
  • Seascape

Signed, in pencil, lower left: Martin Lewis -

Watermark, upper right: A Stamp, in black, verso, lower left: COLLECTION | PATRICIA LEWIS

1999-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

© Ruth Lewis, granddaughter of the artist Martin Lewis Ruth Lewis 4520 NW 15th Pl., Gainesville, Fl. 32605 Or contact - Robert K. Newman The Old Print Shop, Inc., 150 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10016 Phone: 212-683-3950 Fax: 212-779-8040 Web: www.oldprintshop.com or email: rnewman@oldprintshop.net

Martin Lewis, The Big Freighter, 1916, etching and aquatint printed in brown ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mr. Robert M. Katzman and Mrs. Lisa Katzman in honor of Sidney and Betty Katzman and their children, Ellen and Laura, from the collection assembled by Patricia Lewis, 1999.1640.