The Old Print Shop

Chance Meeting.

  • ARTIST: Martin Lewis

  • PUBLISHER: Commissioned by the Society of American Etchers.

  • MEDIUM: Drypoint,

    DATE: 1940-41.

  • EDITION SIZE: Recorded impressions 105, printing c.300. Image size 10 1/2 x 7 1/2" (26.5 x 18.8 cm).

  • DESCRIPTION: This print was commissioned by the Society of American Etchers, which was founded in 1916. The original name of the association was the Brooklyn Society of Etchers. Today, it is known as the Society of American Graphic Artists (SAGA). Although the record book records an edition of 100, the print was a presentation print to the members of the Society of American Etchers. Its membership in the late 1930's was around 275 and each member received the presentation print.

  • ADDITIONAL INFO: Signed in pencil

  • CONDITION: Very good condition.

  • REFERENCE: McCarron #131.