Artist Martin Lewis, American, 1881-1962
  • Mount Fuji
Date between 1920 and 1922
Medium graphite pencil on wove paper
Dimensions Sheet: 9 3/4 × 11 1/4 inches (24.8 × 28.6 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Patricia Lewis and Family
Accession Number 1996.229.6
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Marks Stamp, in black, verso: [circular collection stamp of Lucile Deming Lewis]
Inscriptions Inscribed, upper left corner: half hour later, mountain warm orange gray | blue shadow edge sharply defined at base - | trees silhouetted against mountain
Inscribed, upper right corner: very clear pale opal | sky | snow on top - lower | value than sky
Inscribed, along right top edge of mountain: rose | pink snow
Inscribed, on upper portion of mountain just below snow line: very warm purple | reddish spots
Inscribed, center of mountain: darkening to bluish purple
Inscribed, on roof at lower left: wet roof showing line of | lathing
Inscribed, on roof at lower right: tin roof painted red - | wet showing reflection of sky - white | blue gray lozenges -
Inscribed, in pencil by ML, on parallel roof in extreme lower right: black tin roof
Inscribed, vertically, upper left edge: 10. L.D.L.
Inscribed, verso: L.D.L. 11
Inscribed, inside collection stamp, verso: LDL 820
1996-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)