Dec 15, 2015 - Sale 2402

Sale 2402 - Lot 46

Price Realized: $ 8,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 5,000 - $ 7,000
NORMAN LEWIS (1909 - 1979)
Untitled (Green and Brown Abstraction).

Oil on cream wove paper, circa 1950-55. 483x533 mm; 19x21 inches, full margins. Signed and dated in pencil, lower right.

Provenance: acquired directly from the artist; Oral Lovell, Wellesley, MA; thence by descent to the current owner.

Oral Lovell was a significant collector of Norman Lewis's works; she was his close friend from 1959 to 1965. They met through a circle of New York City artists, including Romare Bearden and Charles Alston.