Sep 19, 2017 - Sale 2454

Sale 2454 - Lot 161

Unsold
Estimate: $ 20,000 - $ 30,000
MARTIN LEWIS
Bedford Street Gang.

Drypoint and sand ground printed in black, 1935. 226x365 mm; 8 7/8x14 1/4 inches, full margins. Edition of only approximately 25. Signed in pencil, lower right. A brilliant, richly-inked, luminous impression of this extremely scarce print.

According to McCarron, "The location depicted is Bedford Street in Greenwich Village, looking north toward Christopher Street. The brightly lighted marqu
ee at upper right is the Hudson Movie Theater, today the Lucille Lortel Theater."

We have found only 3 other impressions at auction in the past 30 years. McCarron 116.
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