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Price Realized: $55,200 With Buyer's Premium Show Hammer Price
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Sale 2203 Lot 76
NORMAN LEWIS (1909 - 1979)
Watercolor, pen and ink on paper, 1960. 660x1015 mm; 26x40 inches. Signed and dated in pencil, lower right recto. Titled in pencil, upper left verso.
Provenance: the artist, New York; thence by descent to the artist's wife, Ouida Lewis, Oklahoma; private collection, New York; private collection, New York.
A large, complex and masterful painting on paper, Norman Lewis's Midnight Carnaval is a culmination of his important works on paper and his inventive calligraphy of small dancing figures through the 1950s. This is one of the finest and the largest works on paper by the artist to come to auction.
Estimate $50,000-75,000Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $55,200