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Arthur Allen Lewis

 (1873 - 1957)
Arthur Allen Lewis was active/lived in New Jersey.  Arthur Lewis is known for Etcher, engraver, illustrator, designer.

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Arthur Allen Lewis


Arthur Lewis was born in Mobile, Alabama in 1873 and studied with Jean Leon Gerome at the Ecole des Beaus Arts, creating his first etchings in 1895.  In 1900 his work, along with fellow Americans James Whistler and Joseph Pennell, was accepted in the printmaking section of the Paris Salon.  He returned to New York in 1902 and began making a living designing bookplates, ultimately doing over fifty.

Lewis became part of Alfred Steiglitz's circle of modernists and photographers  (also doing his book plate) and was the third exhibition of etching done at 291 (after Geiger / McLaughlan and Matisse).

He showed 43 etchings, drypoints and bookplates.  He was an Associate Member of the Photo-Secess  ...  Displaying 750 of 1146 characters.



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About  Arthur Allen Lewis

Born:  1873 - Mobile, Alabama
Died:   1957
Known for:  Etcher, engraver, illustrator, designer