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Quarter of Nine, Saturday's Children.

  • ARTIST: Martin Lewis

  • MEDIUM: Drypoint,

    DATE: 1929.

  • EDITION SIZE: Edition 100 - recorded impressions 107. Image size 9 7/8 x 12 7/8" (25.2 x 32.6 cm).

  • DESCRIPTION: The title is derived from a nursery rhyme, "Monday's Child. "<BR> "Monday's Child is fair of face, <BR> Tuesday's Child is full of grace, <BR> Wednesday's Child is full of woe, <BR> Thursday's Child has far to go, <BR> Friday's Child is loving and giving, <BR> Saturday's Child works hard for a living, <BR> But the Child that is born on the Sabbath Day is witty and wise and good and gay!" <BR><BR> The location is Thirty-fourth Street and Park Avenue. The towers of the Seventy-first Regiment Armory can be seen in the background.

  • ADDITIONAL INFO: Signed in pencil, inscribed "imp."

  • CONDITION: Very good condition.

  • REFERENCE: McCarron #78.