The Market Woman
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.”
Etching with colored inks on wove paper
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)
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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)
overall, 25.132.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2003
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