Norman Lewis

American, 1909–1979

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Born in Harlem and working within New York City’s downtown art scene, Norman Wilfred Lewis first began painting in a figural style grounded in social realism, focusing on bread lines, police brutality, and the struggles of black Americans. Lewis …

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Fleshy Phase, 1973-1974
oil on canvas
83 x 49 1/2 in. (210.8 x 125.7 cm)
Nov 16, 2022Phillips
Fleshy Phase, 1973-1974
oil on canvas
83 x 49 1/2 in. (210.8 x 125.7 cm)
Nov 16, 2022
Phillips • New York
20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale, Morning Session
Lot 116
Untitled, 1967
oil on canvas
40 x 60 in. (101.6 x 152.4 cm)
Nov 16, 2022Phillips
Untitled, 1967
oil on canvas
40 x 60 in. (101.6 x 152.4 cm)
Nov 16, 2022
Phillips • New York
20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale, Morning Session
Lot 113
Untitled (Gathering), 1955
oil on canvas
124.5 x 98.4 cm
Nov 16, 2022Bonhams
Untitled (Gathering), 1955
oil on canvas
124.5 x 98.4 cm
Nov 16, 2022
Bonhams
Post-War & Contemporary Art
Lot 8
Untitled, 1946
oil on panel
35.6 x 25.4 cm
Sep 30, 2022Sotheby's
Untitled, 1946
oil on panel
35.6 x 25.4 cm
Sep 30, 2022
Sotheby's
Contemporary Curated
Lot 14
Serpentine, 1970
oil on canvas
122.6 x 152.4 cm
May 20, 2022Sotheby's
Serpentine, 1970
oil on canvas
122.6 x 152.4 cm
May 20, 2022
Sotheby's
Contemporary Day Auction
Lot 279
Eye of the Storm, 1973
oil on canvas
51 1/2 x 87 1/2 in. (130.8 x 222.3 cm)
May 19, 2022Phillips
Eye of the Storm, 1973
oil on canvas
51 1/2 x 87 1/2 in. (130.8 x 222.3 cm)
May 19, 2022
Phillips • New York
20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale, Morning Session
Lot 118
Untitled, 1979
Oil and ink on cream wove paper
64.77 x 50.8 cm
Mar 31, 2022Swann
Untitled, 1979
Oil and ink on cream wove paper
64.77 x 50.8 cm
Mar 31, 2022
Swann
African American Art
Lot 118
Untitled (Figure Study), 1940
Pen and ink on thin buff wove paper
12.37 x 18.42 cm
Mar 31, 2022Swann
Untitled (Figure Study), 1940
Pen and ink on thin buff wove paper
12.37 x 18.42 cm
Mar 31, 2022
Swann
African American Art
Lot 37
Untitled (Rhododendrons), 1948
Oil on linen canvas
137.16 x 106.68 cm
Mar 31, 2022Swann
Untitled (Rhododendrons), 1948
Oil on linen canvas
137.16 x 106.68 cm
Mar 31, 2022
Swann
African American Art
Lot 38
Jazz Quartet, 1952
Oil and ink on cream wove paper
60.96 x 48.26 cm
Mar 31, 2022Swann
Jazz Quartet, 1952
Oil and ink on cream wove paper
60.96 x 48.26 cm
Mar 31, 2022
Swann
African American Art
Lot 39
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