Study for Shadow Magic, ca. 1939

  • Martin Lewis, American, 1881-1962

Black crayon and possibly white colored pencil on brown wove paper

  • Framed: Sheet: 14 1/4 × 9 7/8 inches (36.2 × 25.1 cm)

Founders Society Purchase with funds from Robert and Lisa Katzman

2001.19

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Graphite
  • Paper (fiber product)
  • Drawing
  • Study (visual work)

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Signed, in pencil, on the sheet of oriental paper that reinforces the entire sheet, lower right, verso: Martin Lewis | P.L.

Inscribed, in black crayon, lower center: [E]uclid alone has looked on beauty bare

Provenance

2001-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Rights Status

© 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, Study for Shadow Magic, ca. 1939, black crayon and possibly white colored pencil on brown wove paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase with funds from Robert and Lisa Katzman, 2001.19.