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    Sale 2409 | Lot 32
    Price Realized: $87,500With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2409 Lot 32

      NORMAN LEWIS (1909 - 1979)
      Untitled (Processional Figure Composition).

      Oil, pen and ink on cream wove paper, 1956. 660x1015 mm; 26x40 inches. Signed and dated "June, 1956" in ink, lower left.

      Provenance: acquired directly from the artist, New York; private collection, New York.

      This complex and expressive work on paper is a superb example of Norman Lewis' evolving calligraphy of "little figures" in the mid-1950s.

      The paper size, 26x40 inches, is the largest format that the artist used for works on paper; this is the first work of this size from the 1950s to come to auction.

      Estimate $40,000 - 60,000


      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $87,500