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The November 2022 Auctions: Day 2

Fri, Nov 18, 2022 11:00AM EST
Lot 1006

Martin Lewis (American, 1881-1962) Drypoint Etching On Wove Paper, C. 1937, Day's End, H 9.75'' W 13.5''

Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000

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$50,000 $5,000
Signed in pencil, from the edition of approximately 34, with full margins. Sheet size: H 13.5", W 17". Hinged at the top of the sheet. A brilliant, richly-inked impression of this extremely scarce print. According to McCarron, "The sign on the smokestack at right reads 'Danbury & Bethel Fur Co Inc.' Lewis depicted factory workers shuffling homeward at the end of the day." Catalogue Raisonne: McCarron, 120 Provenance: Private Collection, Boston-Edison District, Detroit, MI (40-year resident of the Boston-Edison Ford House). Provenance: Private Collection, Boston-Edison District, Detroit, MI (40-year resident of the Boston-Edison Ford House)