Artist Martin Lewis, American, 1881-1962
  • The Road to Otome-toge
Date between 1920 and 1922
Medium blue pen and ink and 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 1996.229.12
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Marks Stamp, in black, verso: [circular collection stamp of Lucile Deming Lewis]
Inscriptions Inscribed, in blue ink by ML, lower left: The road to Otome toge
Inscribed, extensive color notations throughout the drawing, in sky: warm | purple clouds | edges of crimson | crimson clouds
Inscribed, on the mountain below snow line: purple blue gray | gray clouds | deep blue | patches of cultivation | dimly seen -
Inscribed, on bank in foreground from left to right: green pine brush | grass plumes | grass | road edged with | grass plumes | showing silver & green | grasses green gray
Inscribed, vertically, upper left edge: 20. LDL
Inscribed, verso: 21, L.D.L.
Inscribed, inside collection stamp, verso: LDL | 820
1996-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)