Fifth Avenue Bridge. 1928. Drypoint. McCarron 72. 9 7/8 x 12 (sheet 12 3/4 x 15). Edition of 108 recorded impressions. A rich impression printed on cream laid paper, with full margins. Signed in pencil. Housed in a 22 x 24-inch modernist gold leaf frame. $22,500.
In 1929, Fifth Avenue Bridge won the Boston Art Club's prestigious Purchase Prize.
McCarron writes, "Lewis used two bent trapezoids, formed by the planks of the barrier at top center and the sidewalk and boardwalk below them, as a striking backdrop for the figures" (page 134).
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