Nov 03, 2015 - Sale 2396

Sale 2396 - Lot 108

Price Realized: $ 72,500
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 20,000 - $ 30,000
Wet Night, Route 6.

Drypoint, 1933. 225x372 mm; 8 7/8x14 5/8 inches, full margins. Edition of approximately 51. Signed in pencil, lower right. A brilliant, luminous impression of this scarce print.

According to McCaron, "The locale depicted is the highway between Newtown and Sandy Hook, Connecticut (Lewis and his family had moved from New York to Connecticut, on the advice of friend and fellow artist Armin Landeck, during the Depression years.

We have found only 5 other impressions at auction in the past 30 years. McCarron 104.