Oct 19, 2023 - Sale 2649

Sale 2649 - Lot 48

Price Realized: $ 30,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 30,000 - $ 40,000
NORMAN LEWIS (1909 - 1979)

Oil on cream wove paper, 1960. 508x762 mm; 20x30 inches. Signed and dated "2-16-60" in ink, lower left.

Provenance: McCarty Gallery, Chestnut Hill, PA; private collection, Pennsylvania; private collection, New York.

This beautiful color field abstraction is an excellent example of Norman Lewis' mid-career work on paper. The sheet has the printed Inkweed Arts illustrations on the verso - found on many of Lewis' works on paper from the late 1950s and 1960s.