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NORMAN LEWIS (1909 - 1979) Piffle.
Oil on cream wove paper, 1951. 476x603 mm; 18 3/4x23 3/4 inches. Signed and dated in pencil, lower left recto. Titled in pencil, upper left verso.
Provenance: gift from the artist; Claire Rumsey, New York (1950s); thence by descent, private collection, Connecticut. Norman Lewis gave this drawing to Ms. Claire Rumsey, a Westchester artist, who worked as an assistant to Marian Willard at the Willard Gallery in the early 1950s.