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WD_298/ 2007  
( Satoshi Kinoshita )

Series: Works on paper: Drawings 4
Medium: oilstick on paper
Size (inches): 25.6 x 17.7
Size (mm): 650 x 450
Catalog #: WD_0298
Description: Signed, date and copyright in pencil on the reverse.

"Manhattan" by Lorenz Hart, 1925.

Summer journeys
To Niag'ra
And to other places
Aggravate all our cares.
We'll save our fares.
I've a cozy little flat
In what is known as old Manhattan.
We'll settle down
Right here in town.

We'll have Manhattan,
The Bronx and Staten
Island too.
It's lovely going through
The zoo.
It's very fancy
On old Delancey
Street, you know.
The subway charms us so
When balmy breezes blow
To and fro.
And tell me what street
Compares with Mott Street
In July?
Sweet pushcarts gently gliding by.
The great big city's a wondrous toy
Just made for a girl and boy.
We'll turn Manhattan
Into an isle of joy.

We'll go to Greenwich,
Where modern men itch
To be free;
And Bowling Green you'll see
With me.
We'll bathe at Brighton
The fish you'll frighten
When you're in.
Your bathing suit so thin
Will make the shellfish grin
Fin to fin.
I'd like to take a
Sail on Jamaica
Bay with you.
And fair Canarsie's lake
We'll view.
The city's bustle cannot destroy
The dreams of a girl and boy.
We'll turn Manhattan
Into an isle of joy.

We'll go to Yonkers
Where true love conquers
In the wilds.
And starve together, dear,
In Childs'.
We'll go to Coney
And eat baloney
On a roll.
In Central Park we'll stroll,
Where our first kiss we stole,
Soul to soul.
Our future babies
We'll take to "Abie's
Irish Rose."
I hope they'll live to see
It close.
The city's clamor can never spoil
The dreams of a boy and goil.
We'll turn Manhattan
Into an isle of joy.

We'll have Manhattan,
The Bronx and Staten
Island too.
We'll try to cross'
Fifth Avenue.
As black as onyx
We'll find the Bronnix
Park Express.
Our Flatbush flat, I guess,
Will be a great success,
More or less.
A short vacation
On Inspiration Point
We'll spend,
And in the station house we'll end,
But Civic Virtue cannot destroy
The dreams of a girl and boy.
We'll turn Manhattan
Into an isle of joy!

Manhattan - From The Garrick Gaieties and Winkle Town, 1925.
Lyrics by Lorenz Hart, music by Richard Rodgers.


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Series Works on paper: Drawings 4
WD_298/ 2007WD_299/ 2007WD_300/ 2007WD_301/ 2007WD_302/ 2007WD_303/ 2007WD_304/ 2007WD_305/ 2007WD_306/ 2007WD_307/ 2007WD_308/ 2007WD_309/ 2007
WD_310/ 2007WD_311/ 2007WD_312/ 2007WD_313/ 2007WD_314/ 2007WD_315/ 2007WD_316/ 2007WD_317/ 2007WD_318/ 2007WD_319/ 2007WD_320/ 2007WD_321/ 2007
WD_322/ 2007WD_323/ 2007WD_324/ 2007WD_325/ 2007WD_326/ 2007WD_327/ 2007WD_328/ 2007WD_329/ 2007WD_330/ 2007WD_331/ 2007WD_332/ 2007WD_333/ 2007
WD_334/ 2007WD_335/ 2007WD_336/ 2007WD_337/ 2007WD_338/ 2007WD_339/ 2007WD_340/ 2007WD_341/ 2007WD_342/ 2007WD_343/ 2007WD_344/ 2007WD_345/ 2007
WD_346/ 2007WD_347/ 2007WD_348/ 2007WD_349/ 2007WD_350/ 2007WD_351/ 2007WD_352/ 2007WD_353/ 2007WD_354/ 2007WD_355/ 2007WD_356/ 2007WD_357/ 2007
WD_358/ 2007WD_359/ 2007WD_360/ 2007WD_361/ 2007WD_362/ 2007WD_363/ 2007WD_364/ 2007WD_365/ 2007WD_366/ 2007WD_367/ 2007WD_368/ 2007WD_369/ 2007
WD_370/ 2007WD_371/ 2007WD_372/ 2007WD_373/ 2007WD_374/ 2007WD_375/ 2007WD_376/ 2007WD_377/ 2007WD_378/ 2007WD_379/ 2007WD_380/ 2007WD_381/ 2007
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