American (1881 – 1962)
Derricks at Night, 1927
McCarron 62 i/ii. Drypoint on wove paper, full margins with FJ Heard & Co watermark. Edition of 104, including 3 trial proofs. Signed and inscribed “imp” in pencil.
7 15/16 x 11 15/16 inches | 20.2 x 30.3 cm
Derricks at Night is unusual in that Lewis made extensive changes between states. The second state was begun two years after he had essentially finished the composition, an exception to the artist’s usual procedure in completing a plate.
An original copy of this print is a part of the Brooklyn Museum collection. https://www.brooklynmuseum.org/opencollection/objects/160205
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