Nude at the Water's Edge, ca. 1947

  • Martin Lewis, American, 1881-1962

Mezzotint printed in black ink on wove paper

  • Framed: Plate: 5 3/4 × 6 1/8 inches (14.6 × 15.6 cm) Sheet: 10 × 11 1/4 inches (25.4 × 28.6 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

1999.1562

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Mezzotint
  • Paper (fiber product)
  • Ink
  • Farm
  • Nude
  • Mezzotint

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Signed, in plate, lower right: ML Signed, in pencil, lower right: Martin Lewis-

Stamp, in black, verso, lower left: Lucile Deming Lewis Collection

Inscribed, in pencil, lower left: trial proof No 5 - Inscribed, lower left corner: fifth trial proof - | (final) | Inscribed, verso, lower left: LDL - 123

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, Nude at the Water's Edge, ca. 1947, mezzotint 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, 1999.1562.