Break in the Thunderstorm

Martin Lewis, American, 1881 - 1962



Drypoint on wove paper

66, including 16 trial proofs

Plate: 12 5/16 × 9 15/16 in. (31.3 × 25.3 cm)

Sheet: 16 1/16 × 13 7/16 in. (40.8 × 34.1 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Mrs. Hersey Egginton in memory of her son, Everett Egginton, Class of 1921



Charles S. White


Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Signed, in graphite, lower right margin: Martin Lewis; signed, in plate, lower left: MARTIN LEWIS

Exhibition History

In Transit: On the Move in New York City, 1910-1950, Israel Sack Gallery [American Works on Paper wall], Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 29-March 24, 2013.

On the Road, Lower Jewett Corridor, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 11-February 8, 1984.

Picturing New York: Images of the City, 1890-1955, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 31-June 21, 1992.

Publication History

Barbara MacAdam, Picturing New York: Images of the City,1890-1955, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1992, no.31.


Collected by Hersey Egginton (1875-1951); bequeathed to his wife, Mary E. (Benner) Egginton (1875-1962), Garden City, New York, 1951; given to present collection, 1954.

Catalogue Raisonne

McCarron (1995), no. 86; Kennedy-McCarron (1973), no. 98.

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