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Chance Meeting
by Martin Lewis

Available at Harris Schrank Fine Prints (IFPDA)

  • Date: 1941
  • Type: Prints
  • Medium: Drypoint
  • Edition size: 105
  • Sheet Size: 14 1/2 x 9 3/4 inches
  • Reference: McCarron 131
  • Signed: Signed
  • Condition: Excellent
  • Price: Price on Application

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Martin Lewis (1881-1962), Chance Meeting – – 1941, Drypoint. McCarron 131. Edition 105. Signed in pencil lower right [initialled in the plate lower left], in good condition. 10 3/8 x 7 3/8 inches; sheet 14 l/2 x 9 3/4 inches A fine impression, on ivory/cream laid paper, with full/wide margins. Commissioned by the Society of American Etchers, Brooklyn. McCarron notes: “This is one of Lewis’s most complex plates, one in which he was able to harmonize many diverse elements.” The print is replete with commercial and social references – one magazine hanging in the window is called “G-Man”, the other “True Love.” In the far background left we can see another “chance meeting.”

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