Apr 02, 2015 - Sale 2378

Sale 2378 - Lot 48

Price Realized: $ 4,750
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Estimate: $ 4,000 - $ 6,000
NORMAN LEWIS (1909 - 1979)
Untitled (Abstract Composition).

Oil on thin cream wove paper, 1951. 387x464 mm; 15 1/4x18 1/4 inches. Signed and dated "5-51" in pencil, lower right.

Provenance: private collection, New York.

Norman Lewis did a similar abstract compositions with orange forms in May of 1951 - there is another example in the collection of the Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, NJ.