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    Sale 2402 | Lot 61
    Price Realized: $35,000With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2402 Lot 61

      HUGHIE LEE-SMITH (1915 - 1999)
      Untited (Figure at the Shore).

      Oil on linen canvas, circa 1960. 457x660 mm; 18x26 inches. Signed in oil, lower left.

      Provenance: J. L. Hudson and Company, Detroit; private collection, Detroit, thence by descent to the current owner.

      This canvas is a very good example of Hughie Lee-Smith's mid-career painting. It epitomizes his continued exploration of a modern, existential landscape inhabited by isolated figures. Lee-Smith returned often to show his work and teach in Detroit after moving to New York in 1958. Lee-Smith was represented in New York by the Petite Gallery and then Janet Nessler Gallery through the 1960s.

      Estimate $35,000 - 50,000

      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $35,000