LEWIS, Martin

American (1881 – 1962)

Building a Babylon, Tudor City, N.Y.C., 1929

McCarron 76. Drypoint on laid paper, printed in a blue black ink. Edition of 84, including 4 trial proofs. Rare. Signed in pencil.

The bluish black ink in this special proof lends a cool, nocturnal atmosphere to the print, normally printed in black ink. Tudor City was completed in 1928 as a middle-class housing project and became a historic district in 1988. The location is 40th to 43rd Street between 1st and 2nd Avenues.

12 ¹⁵⁄₁₆  x  7 ¹⁵⁄₁₆  inches  |  32.9  x  20.2  cm

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