Lot 243
Martin Lewis (American, 1881–1962), Chance Meeting
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Drypoint, on laid paper, 1940-41, pencil signed at lower right, 105 total impressions, published by the Society of American Etchers, New York, with wide (possibly full) margins, matted and framed. McCarron 131.

Platemark 10 1/2 x 7 1/2 in.; Sheet Size 15 1/2 x 10 3/4 in.; DOA 20 x 15 in.

Private Collection, Wrightville Beach, North Carolina

Included with this lot is the original typed text written by the president of the Society of American Etchers, John Taylor Arms, to accompany and introduce Lewis' Chance Meeting. The inscription on the document envelope reads "For Paul Jennewein the II [possibly the sculptor], from the Richards, July 1941."

Some toning and mat burn; some scattered foxing only in margins; previous hinging top edge.

$4,000 - 8,000