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Norman Lewis. City Night. 1949

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City Night

Norman Lewis (American, 1909–1979)

Oil on wood
24 x 18" (61 x 45.7 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of Marie-Josée and Henry R. Kravis
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Collection work meeting criteria specified in Introduction.

The artist
Oral Lovell, Wellesley, MA
Olivia R. A. Lovell of Belleville, NJ (by descent)
Auctioned at Swann Galleries, New York, June 24, 2010, sale 2219 "Out of the Blue: Modern Art and Jazz," lot 16 [as "City Night," 1949]
Acquired at auction by The Museum of Modern Art, New York, with funds provided by Marie-Josée and Henry R. Kravis

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