The Boyfriends, 1927

  • Martin Lewis, American, 1881-1962
  • Martin Lewis, American, 1881-1962

Drypoint and sandpaper ground printed in black ink on wove paper

  • Framed: Plate: 9 7/8 × 8 inches (25.1 × 20.3 cm) Sheet: 13 3/8 × 10 3/4 inches (34 × 27.3 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

1999.1532

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Drypoint
  • Paper (fiber product)
  • Ink
  • Genre
  • Drypoint
  • United states

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Signed, in plate, lower right: MARTIN LEWIS Signed, in pencil, lower right: Martin Lewis- imp-

Stamp, in black, verso, lower left: COLLECTION | PATRICIA LEWIS

Provenance

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

Rights Status

© Ruth Lewis, granddaughter of the artist Martin Lewis

Martin Lewis, The Boyfriends, 1927, drypoint and sandpaper ground printed in black ink on wove 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, 1999.1532.