LEWIS, Martin

American (1881 – 1962)

Quarter of Nine, Saturday’s Children, 1929

McCarron 78. Drypoint on FJH watermarked laid paper, with wide margins. Edition of 107, including three trial proofs.  Signed and inscribed “imp” in pencil.

The title is derived from the nursery rhyme “Monday’s child is fair of faces” and “Saturday’s child has to work for a living.”

10 x 12 ⅞ inches  |  25.4 x 32.7 cm