Oct 05, 2017 - Sale 2456

Sale 2456 - Lot 33

Price Realized: $ 15,000
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Estimate: $ 6,000 - $ 9,000
NORMAN LEWIS (1909 - 1979)
Sunset.

Oil, pen and ink on thin cream wove paper, 1951. 490x610 mm; 19x24 inches. Signed and dated "April" in pencil, lower right recto. Titled in pencil, upper left verso.

Provenance: acquired directly from the artist; private collection, Florida (1962).

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