Strength and Beauty, 1937

  • Martin Lewis, American, 1881-1962

Drypoint and sandpaper ground printed in black ink on laid paper

  • Plate: 10 7/8 × 13 inches (27.6 × 33 cm) Sheet: 13 5/8 × 16 1/8 inches (34.6 × 41 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

1999.1596

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Drypoint
  • Drypoint
  • Paper (fiber product)
  • Ink
  • Figures (representations)
  • Genre

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

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

Inscribed, in plate in reverse, lower right: Strength on the Beach Inscribed, in pencil, lower left: trial proof - No 7 Inscribed, lower left corner: Strength + Beauty; lower right corner: 50 Inscribed, verso, lower left: E14078 | E16168 [crossed-out] | 50- Inscribed, lower center: ML-76

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

© Ruth Lewis, granddaughter of the artist Martin Lewis

Martin Lewis, Strength and Beauty, 1937, drypoint and sandpaper ground printed in black 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, 1999.1596.