Artist Martin Lewis, American, 1881-1962
  • Lady Slippers
Date ca. between 1920 and 1922
Medium graphite pencil on wove paper
Dimensions Sheet: 11 1/4 × 9 3/4 inches (28.6 × 24.8 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Patricia Lewis and Family
Accession Number 1996.229.33
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Marks Stamp, in black, verso: [circular collection stamp of Lucile Deming Lewis]
Inscriptions Inscribed, in pencil, lower right: veins on | bulb | light pink - crimson veins melting | into pink - | deepening to crimson | at furthest end of | pocket of flower | petals palest pink with crimson veins | clearly marked
Inscribed, left of the sketch in lower left corner: veins on | petals
Inscribed, lower left corner p. 62 L.D.L.
Inscribed, verso: L.D.L. p. 63
Inscribed, verso, within collection stamp: LDL | 820
Patricia Lewis;
1996-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)