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      Sale 2456 | Lot 124
      Price Realized: $55,000With Buyer's Premium
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      • Sale 2456 Lot 124

        HUGHIE LEE-SMITH (1915 - 1999)

        Oil on linen canvas, 1991. 660x457 mm; 26x18 inches. Signed in oil, lower right.

        Provenance: the artist; June Kelly Gallery, New York; private collection, Connecticut (1991).

        Exhibited: Clarence Holbrook Carter and Hughie Lee-Smith - Two Master Painters, New Jersey Center for the Visual Arts, Summit, NJ, September 13 - October 25, 1992, with the label on the frame back.

        Interlude is is an excellent example of the artist's late series of paintings depicting musicians and actors in a staged environment. These 1990s paintings explore the dramatic mood and space around or between young African-American performers.

        Estimate $20,000 - 30,000

        Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $55,000