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The Market Woman

Jerome Myers

American Art

Myers often depicted the streets, river piers, parks, and playgrounds of New York’s Lower East Side—a neighborhood then populated mainly by poor European immigrants. He especially enjoyed the exceptional energy and vitality of the open-air markets, writing that “the immigrants merge here with New York.”
MEDIUM Etching with colored inks on wove paper
  • Place Made: United States
  • DATES ca. 1912
    DIMENSIONS Sheet: 10 13/16 x 4 7/8 in. (27.5 x 12.4 cm) Image: 7 15/16 x 4 7/8 in. (20.2 x 12.4 cm)  (show scale)
    SIGNATURE LR recto
    COLLECTIONS American Art
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 25.132
    CREDIT LINE Brooklyn Museum Collection
    RIGHTS STATEMENT © Estate of Jerome Myers
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    CAPTION Jerome Myers (American, 1867-1940). The Market Woman, ca. 1912. Etching with colored inks on wove paper, Sheet: 10 13/16 x 4 7/8 in. (27.5 x 12.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn Museum Collection, 25.132. © artist or artist's estate (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 25.132.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, 25.132.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2003
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