Aug 17, 2023 - Sale 2644

Sale 2644 - Lot 305

Price Realized: $ 16,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 1,500


Nude: Composition in red and Green.
Gouache on board. Signed, Gilbert Lewis, and dated, 1-15-85, upper right. 1125x762 mm; 44 1/4x30 inches. 1985.

Provenance: Leslie-Lohman Museum of Art Collection, New York.

Gilbert Lewis was a figurative painter working primarily in watercolor and gouache pigments. He completed the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Certificate Program in 1967. Upon being awarded the William Emlen Cresson Memorial Travel Scholarship, Lewis left for Italy where he was inspired by the paintings of Renaissance masters. In 1974 he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the Philadelphia College of Art, followed by a master's degree in Creative Arts in Therapy from Hahnemann University, Philadelphia in 1978.Lewis taught in the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts certificate program as well as the continuing education classes.