Paramour Fine Arts

Lewis, Martin

(1881-1962)

One of the finest American etchers, originally from Australia, noted for his urban scenes of New York
All artwork is signed by the artist unless otherwise stated in the description.

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"Arch Midnight"

"Arch Midnight"

Drypoint , 1930
8 in. x 11 5/8 in. (203 mm x 295 mm)
Edition of 99
Catalogue Reference: McCarron 84
Unframed

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A fine impression of this dramatic subject with large full margins annotated "Trial Proof No. 3"--- 3/8"remnants of old adhesive at the margin edges all around verso--far from the image-printed by Martin Lewis as notated "imp"

"Bay Windows"

"Bay Windows"

Drypoint and sandpaper ground, 1929
11 3/4 in. x 7 7/8 in. (298 mm x 200 mm)
Edition of 104
Catalogue Reference: McCarron 80
Unframed

Availability: In Stock
Price: $35,000

A fine impression of this exceptional winter New York subject with large margins

"Break in the Thunderstorm"

"Break in the Thunderstorm"

Drypoint, 1930
12 1/2 in. x 9 3/4 in. (317 mm x 248 mm)
Edition of 66
Catalogue Reference: McCarron 86.
Unframed

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A superb impression of this exceptional dynamic stormy New York image with large margins

"Building a Babylon"

"Building a Babylon"

Drypoint, 1929
13 in. x 7 15/16 in. (330 mm x 202 mm)
Edition of 84
Catalogue Reference: McCarron 85
Framed

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A fine impression of this New York image with full margins printed by the artist (signed imp.)--framed

"Butter and Egg Man's Holiday"

"Butter and Egg Man's Holiday"

Drypoint and sandpaper ground, 1926
9 7/8 in. x 6 7/8 in. (251 mm x 175 mm)
Edition of c. 19
Catalogue Reference: McCarron 53
Unframed

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Price: $4800

A fine impression of this amusing Atlantic City subject with large full margins

"Cathedral Steps"

"Cathedral Steps"

Drypoint, 1931
10 1/4 in. x 16 3/4 in. (260 mm x 425 mm)
Edition of 42
Catalogue Reference: McCarron 93
Unframed

Availability: In Stock
Price: $19,500

A fine impression of this very interesting New York scene (St. Patrick's Cathedral) with large margins---illustrated in THE SPIRIT OF THE CITY-LOYOLA MARYMOUNT UNIVERSITY, 1986

"Chance Meeting"

"Chance Meeting"

Drypoint, 1940-41
10 1/2 in. x 7 1/2 in. (267 mm x 190 mm)
Edition of 105
Catalogue Reference: McCarron 131
Unframed

Availability: In Stock
Price: $17,500

A fine impression of this sensuous New York image with full margins published by the SOCIETY OF AMERICAN ETCHERS. On a personal note, this image was my first introduction to the brilliance of Martin Lewis as a print maker. I bought a signed impression in 1980 for $800. (A bargain then and a bigger bargain now. How times have changed.)

"Circus Night"

"Circus Night"

Drypoint and sandground, 1933
11 in. x 14 7/8 in. (279 mm x 378 mm)
Edition of 43
Catalogue Reference: McCarron 103
Unframed

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A brilliant impression of this exceptional image with full margins

"Corner Shadows"

"Corner Shadows"

Drypoint, 1930
8 3/8 in. x 8 15/16 in. (213 mm x 227 mm)
Edition of 232 + 10 trial proofs
Catalogue Reference: McCarron 83
Unframed

Availability: In Stock
Price: $12,500

A superb luminous impression of the New York image with large margins(a pale circular spot on the lower margin away from the image) published by the PRINT CLUB OF CLEVELAND---nicely framed by Arnold Klein Gallery. Arnold and his wife Karen were well respected dealers and framers in the Detroit area--- Provenance: Purchased originally from Associated American Artists with their certificate of authenticity signed by Sylvan Cole attached to the back of the frame.

"Derricks at Night"

"Derricks at Night"

Drypoint, 1927
7 7/8 in. x 11 7/8 in. (200 mm x 302 mm)
Edition of 104
Catalogue Reference: McCarron 62
Unframed

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A fine impression in excellent condition with large margins printed by the artist and signed "Martin Lewis imp"

"East Side Night Williamsburg Bridge"

"East Side Night Williamsburg Bridge"

Drypoint, 1928
9 3/4 in. x 11 7/8 in. (248 mm x 302 mm)
Edition of c. 70
Catalogue Reference: McCarron 71
Unframed

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A superb impression of this prize winning New York night scene with large wide margins---winner of the Frank Logan Award at the ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO in 1929

"Glow of the City"

"Glow of the City"

Drypoint, 1929
11 1/4 in. x 14 1/4 in. (286 mm x 362 mm)
Edition of 110
Catalogue Reference: McCarron 77
Unframed

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A superb impression of this exceptional New York subject with wide (full?) margins printed by the artist and annotated Imp.---awarded the Charles M Lea Prize, 1930 by the Print Club of Philadelphia and illiustrated in AMERICAN PRIZE PRINTS OF THE 20TH CENTURY by Albert Reese as well as FINE PRINTS OF THE YEAR, 1930.

"Grandpa Takes a Walk"

"Grandpa Takes a Walk"

Drypoint and sandground, 1935
8 5/8 in. x 11 1/2 in. (219 mm x 292 mm)
Edition of 135
Catalogue Reference: McCarron 115
Unframed

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A fine impression with large full margins

"Ha'nted"  (Haunted)

"Ha'nted" (Haunted)

Drypoint and sand ground, 1932
13 1/4 in. x 9 in. (337 mm x 229 mm)
Edition of 107
Catalogue Reference: McCarron 100
Unframed

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A superb impression of this night time image and the exceptional use of shadow with large full margins---the scene is likely Sandy Hook, Ct.

"Homeward Bound"

"Homeward Bound"

Drypoint, 1926
6 15/16 in. x 11 15/16 in. (176 mm x 303 mm)
Edition of 60
Catalogue Reference: McCarron 52
Unframed

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Price: $2200

A fine impression with large margins---some slight mat stain far from the image

"Ice Cream Cones"

"Ice Cream Cones"

Drypoint, 1928
9 3/8 in. x 14 3/4 in. (238 mm x 375 mm)
Edition of 70
Catalogue Reference: McCarron 13
Unframed

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Price: $7000

A fine impression printed by the artist with large full margins

"Little Penthouse"

"Little Penthouse"

Drypoint, 1931
9 7/8 in. x 6 3/4 in. (251 mm x 171 mm)
Edition of 84
Catalogue Reference: McCarron 91
Unframed

Availability: In Stock
Price: $22,500

A fine impression printed by the artist will full margins (signed Martin Lewis, Imp). Included in the deluxe edition of AMERICAN ETCHERS, VOLUME XI by the CRAFTON COLLECTION

"Mailman, March"

"Mailman, March"

Drypoint and sandpaper ground, 1936
9 1/4 in. x 6 3/4 in. (235 mm x 171 mm)
Edition of 16
Catalogue Reference: McCarron 117
Unframed

Availability: In Stock
Price: $18000

A superb impression annotated " final Trial Proof" (there was only one) of this very rare image with large full margins

"Manhattan Lights"

"Manhattan Lights"

Drypoint, 1931
15 in. x 9 1/2 in. (381 mm x 241 mm)
Edition of 49
Catalogue Reference: McCarron 92
Framed

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Price: $15,000

A fine impression of this New York night image with full margins---nicely framed

"Mother and Daughter"

"Mother and Daughter"

Drypoint, 1927
10 in. x 6 7/8 in. (254 mm x 175 mm)
Edition of 14
Catalogue Reference: McCarron 68
Unframed

Availability: In Stock
Price: $7200

A fine impression with large, most likely full margins---signed with the designation "Imp" which indicates that this impression was printed by the artist.

"Night in New York"

"Night in New York"

Etching , 1932
8 3/8 in. x 8 7/8 in. (213 mm x 225 mm)
Edition of 135
Catalogue Reference: McCarron 102
Unframed

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Price: $12,000

A superb impression of this wonderful New York night scene with full margins---published by the CHICAGO SOCIETY OF ETCHERS with their blindstamp lower left.

"Passing Storm"

"Passing Storm"

Mezzotint, 1919
10 3/8 in. x 13 3/4 in. (264 mm x 349 mm)
Edition of 55
Catalogue Reference: McCarron 38
Unframed

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Price: $18,000

A fine impression of this dramatic New York harbor scene of the Hudson printed in warm brownish ink with large full margins

"Politics"

"Politics"

Drypoint and sand ground, 1936
9 3/4 in. x 10 5/8 in. (248 mm x 270 mm)
Edition of 27
Catalogue Reference: McCarron 118.
Unframed

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Price: $9500

A fine impression of this Connecticut subject with large, probably full, margins---annotated "Trial Proof No. 6" which is part of the total edition.

"Quarter of Nine, Saturday's Children"

"Quarter of Nine, Saturday's Children"

Drypoint, 1929
9 3/4 in. x 12 3/4 in. (248 mm x 324 mm)
Edition of 107
Unframed

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A brilliant impression of this exceptional composition with good margins printed by the artist (signed "imp.")------illustrated in AMERICAN PRINTS FROM HOPPER TO POLLOCK-A catalogue of the exhibition at the British Museum edited by Stephen Coppel

"Rain on Murray Hill"

"Rain on Murray Hill"

Drypoint, 1928
7 13/16 in. x 11 1/4 in. (198 mm x 286 mm)
Edition of 110
Catalogue Reference: McCarron 75
Unframed

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Price: $29,000

A superb impression of this atmospheric New York subject printed in greenish black ink with large margins

"Shadows on the Ramp"

"Shadows on the Ramp"

Drypoint and sand ground, 1927
9 in. x 10 1/2 in. (229 mm x 267 mm)
Edition of 75
Catalogue Reference: McCarron 64
Unframed

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A fine impression in excellent condition with full margins

"Shadows, Garage at Night"

"Shadows, Garage at Night"

Drypoint, 1928
9 3/4 in. x 11 3/4 in. (248 mm x 298 mm)
Edition of 49
Catalogue Reference: McCarron 69
Unframed

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Price: $15,000

A fine luminous impression with large, probably full, margins---Illustrated in FINE PRINTS OF THE YEAR, 1928 and PRINTS, March, 1934

"Showers on the Bay"

"Showers on the Bay"

Drypoint and sand ground, 1925
7 7/8 in. x 11 3/4 in. (200 mm x 298 mm)
Edition of 23
Catalogue Reference: McCarron 46
Unframed

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Price: $2800

A fine impression in excellent condtion with full margins signed "Martin Lewis imp."

"Skyline, New York"

"Skyline, New York"

Etching and drypoint, 1919
8 7/8 in. x 10 3/8 in. (225 mm x 264 mm)
Edition of 11
Catalogue Reference: McCarron 36
Unframed

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Price: $8000

A fine impression of this extremely rare early New York image with full margins

"Snow on the El"

"Snow on the El"

Drypoint and sand ground, 1931
14 in. x 9 in. (356 mm x 229 mm)
Edition of 49
Catalogue Reference: McCarron 95
Unframed

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A superb impression of this atmospheric New York winter image with large full margins

"Spring Night, Greenwich Village"

"Spring Night, Greenwich Village"

Drypoint, 1930
9 7/8 in. x 12 3/8 in. (251 mm x 314 mm)
Edition of 92
Catalogue Reference: McCarron 85
Unframed

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A fine luminous impression of this excellent New York night scene with large margins

"Stoops in Snow"

"Stoops in Snow"

Drypoint and sand ground, 1930
10 in. x 15 in. (254 mm x 381 mm)
Edition of 115
Catalogue Reference: McCarron 89ii
Unframed

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A fine impression of this exceptional snow scene with large full margins---provenance Kennedy Gallery

"The Boyfriends"

"The Boyfriends"

Drypoint, 1927
9 3/4 in. x 7 11/16 in. (248 mm x 195 mm)
Edition of 30
Catalogue Reference: McCarron 61
Framed

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Price: $6500

A fine impression with good margins---framed

"The El Station"

"The El Station"

Drypoint, 1929
9 in. x 5 1/8 in. (229 mm x 130 mm)
Edition of 5
Catalogue Reference: McCarron 37
Framed

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A fine impression of this extremely rare (5 impressions) New York scene with full margins which are somewhat age toned. This is, according to the artist's notes, his first purely drypoint print.

"The Great Shadow, New York"

"The Great Shadow, New York"

Drypoint, 1925
10 in. x 7 in. (254 mm x 178 mm)
Edition of 86
Catalogue Reference: McCarron 44
Unframed

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A fine atmospheric impression of this New York image, printed in slightly blueish black ink with large margins printed by the artist (signed imp.) ---some slight staining in the very outer part of the margins far from the image

"The Old Gray Mare"

"The Old Gray Mare"

Drypoint, 1935
7 7/8 in. x 11 3/4 in. (200 mm x 298 mm)
Edition of 17
Catalogue Reference: McCarron 112
Unframed

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A fine impression of this rare print with full margins

"The Passing Freight, Danbury"

"The Passing Freight, Danbury"

Drypoint and sand ground, 1934
8 7/8 in. x 14 7/8 in. (225 mm x 378 mm)
Edition of 46, Number: Trial proof #2
Catalogue Reference: McCarron 108
Framed

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A fine impression of this Connecticut subject with full margins---Provenance: Kennedy Galleries with their label on the back of the frame

"The Return"

"The Return"

Drypoint and sandground, 1925
7 7/8 in. x 9 7/8 in. (200 mm x 251 mm)
Edition of 60
Catalogue Reference: McCarron 45
Unframed

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A fine impression with full margins

"The Tree, Manhattan"

"The Tree, Manhattan"

Drypoint, 1930
12 13/16 in. x 9 7/8 in. (325 mm x 251 mm)
Edition of
Catalogue Reference: McCarron 87
Unframed

Availability: In Stock
Price: P.O.R.

A brilliant impression of this exceptional New York image with large margins

"Trumbull Street"

"Trumbull Street"

Drypoint and sand ground, 1934
10 7/8 in. x 13 in. (276 mm x 330 mm)
Edition of 49
Catalogue Reference: McCarron 107
Framed

Availability: In Stock
Price: $17,500

A fine impression of this well executed night scene with full margins

"Under the Street Lamp"

"Under the Street Lamp"

Etching, 1928
14 7/8 in. x 9 7/8 in. (378 mm x 251 mm)
Edition of 83
Catalogue Reference: McCarron 70
Framed

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Price: P.O.R.

A fine impression with large full margins---nicely framed

"Wet Night, Route Six"

"Wet Night, Route Six"

Drypoint , 1933
8 3/16 in. x 14 1/2 in. (208 mm x 368 mm)
Edition of 51, Number: Trial Proof #2
Catalogue Reference: McCarron 104
Unframed

Availability: In Stock
Price: P.O.R.

A superb impression of this excellent Connecticut subject and composition with large full margins-- a dedication from the artist lower left "for John Cassidy with all good wishes"

"Windy Day"

"Windy Day"

Drypoint, 1932
9 7/8 in. x 12 in. (251 mm x 305 mm)
Edition of 22
Catalogue Reference: McCarron 97
Unframed

Availability: In Stock
Price: $10,500

A fine impression of this atmospheric New York image with large full margins