Oct 05, 2017 - Sale 2456

Sale 2456 - Lot 49

Price Realized: $ 21,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 15,000 - $ 25,000
NORMAN LEWIS (1909 - 1979)

Oil on wove paper, 1960. 660x1016 mm; 26x40 inches. Signed and dated in pencil, lower left.

Provenance: the estate of Merton Simpson, New York; private collection, New York.

This paper size is the largest format the artist used for works on paper. The paper also has the printed Inkweed Arts illustrations on the verso - found on many Lewis works on paper from the 1950s and 60s.