The Old Woman in the Window: Life on the Lower East Side

Object Number: 
2000.927
Date: 
1986
Medium: 
Colored wax crayon, black acrylic paint, and gesso with scratching out on paper
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed in scratching out at lower left: "N. Newby / 1986"; two repetitive inscriptions inscriptions in architecture repeating the following words: "An old woman looks out her window on Rivington Street. Study for Life on the Lower East Side. Drawing for the Lower East Side. New York's Jewish Lower East Side..."
Credit Line: 
Gift of Nedra Newby
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group