Artist Martin Lewis, American, 1881-1962
  • Negro Girl's Head and Sky with Moon
Date 1947
Medium mezzotint printed in black ink on wove paper
Dimensions Plate: 5 7/8 × 3 7/8 inches (14.9 × 9.8 cm)
Sheet: 9 1/2 × 6 7/8 inches (24.1 × 17.5 cm)
Credit Line 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
Accession Number 1999.1569
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed, in plate, lower left: ML
Signed, in pencil, lower right: Martin Lewis-
Marks Stamp, in black, verso, lower left: Lucile Deming Lewis Collection
Inscriptions Inscribed, in pencil, lower left corner: Trial proof | (#2 of two firsts)
Inscribed, verso, lower left: LDL-174
Inscribed, verso, lower center: I-1209
1999-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)