Artist Martin Lewis, American, 1881-1962
  • Study for Snow on the "El"
Date ca. 1931
Medium pencil on brown-gray laid paper
Dimensions Sheet: 11 3/4 × 9 inches (29.8 × 22.9 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 1999.1727
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed, in pencil, lower right: Martin Lewis | P.L.
Marks Stamp, verso, circular in black ink, lower left corner: Lucile Deming Lewis Collection [circled]
Inscriptions Inscribed, in pencil, lower left: [artist's notes in composition] lower to here [with two arrows indicating location]
Inscribed, center left: lower [with arrow pointing down]
Inscribed, upper left: lower [with arrow pointing down]
Inscribed, lower right: *elevated pillar | head level
Inscribed, lower left, text on stairs: [...] powder | [...]owder
Inscribed, verso, in pencil, lower left: LDL-202 | E14179 [underscored]
Inscribed, lower right, verso: #27136 [upside down] 7 [circled] 50.00
1999-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)