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Downtown, the El, 1921

  • John Marin, American, 1870 - 1953
  • Peter, J. Platt, American, 1859-1934
  • The New Republic, American

Etching printed in black ink on wove paper

  • Plate: 6 7/8 × 8 3/4 inches (17.5 × 22.2 cm) Sheet: 10 1/2 × 14 1/8 inches (26.7 × 35.9 cm)

Gift of the Estate of Miss Florence Davies


Signed in plate, lower right: Marin In pencil, lower left: John Marin

Inscribed, very faint, illegible notation in red pencil or crayon, lower right margin: [possibly the number 2 within a circle] Dated, lower right: 21

1970-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

© 2005 Estate of John Marin / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

John Marin, Downtown, the El, 1921, etching printed in black ink on wove paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of the Estate of Miss Florence Davies, F70.173.