Lucy Martin Lewis
Arts of the Americas
7 1/2 x 8 1/2 x 8 1/2 in. (19.1 x 21.6 x 21.6 cm) (show scale)
Signed and dated on bottom
"Lucy M. Lewis, Acoma, 1985" written in black on the base
This item is not on view
Gift of Richard J. Elefante
You may download and use Brooklyn Museum images of this three-dimensional work in accordance with a Creative Commons license
. Fair use, as understood under the United States Copyright Act, may also apply.
Please include caption information from this page and credit the Brooklyn Museum. If you need a high resolution file, please fill out our online application form
For further information about copyright, we recommend resources at the United States Library of Congress
, Cornell University
, Copyright and Cultural Institutions: Guidelines for U.S. Libraries, Archives, and Museums
, and Copyright Watch
For more information about the Museum's rights project, including how rights types are assigned, please see our blog posts on copyright
If you have any information regarding this work and rights to it, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Lucy Martin Lewis (Haak'u (Acoma Pueblo), Native American, 1897(?)-1992). Bowl, 1985. Clay, slip, 7 1/2 x 8 1/2 x 8 1/2 in. (19.1 x 21.6 x 21.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Richard J. Elefante, 2002.64.2. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 2002.64.2_side_bw.jpg)
overall, 2002.64.2_side_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
"CUR" at the beginning of an image file name means that the image was created by a curatorial staff member. These study images may be digital point-and-shoot photographs, when we don\'t yet have high-quality studio photography, or they may be scans of older negatives, slides, or photographic prints, providing historical documentation of the object.
Globular bowl in the form of a seed pod with a small circular mouth (1 3/4 inches). Overall design of body is black-on-white five-pointed star, the center of which is the circular mouth. The rest of the star occupies approximately 75% of the bowl's surface and contains stepped zigzag forms creating triangles that are either filled in with fine, close parallel lines or solid black color. When the pot is turned upside down the negative white space of the bottom becomes the shape of a solid white five-pointed star.
Not every record you will find here is complete. More information is available for some works than for others, and some entries have been updated more recently. Records are frequently reviewed and revised, and we welcome
any additional information you might have.