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Price Realized: $11,250 With Buyer's Premium Show Hammer Price
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Sale 2513 Lot 236
Oil on canvas,1960s. 540x900 mm; 21 1/2x35 1/2 inches. Signed in oil, lower right recto.
Ex-collection private collection, Michigan.
Lee-Smith (1915-1999) was born in Eustis, Florida and raised in Cleveland, Ohio. He received early artistic training at the Karamu House, the Cleveland Institute of Art and the Detroit Society of Arts and Crafts School. From 1938 to 1939, he was employed by the Ohio Federal Arts Project. After serving in the United States Navy during World War II, he used funds from the G.I. Bill to earn his B.S. from Wayne State University in Detroit. Lee-Smith is known for his sparse landscape paintings with solitary figures. His paintings are in the collections of the Detroit Institute of Arts, Howard University, Washington, D.C. and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.
Estimate $12,000 - 18,000Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $11,250