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Harlem Jazz Jamboree

Born and raised in Harlem, Norman Lewis began his formal artistic training at the New York Vocational High School, studying commercial design and drawing. He later attended the Savage Studio of Arts and Crafts and studied at the John Reed Club Art School from 1933-35. Lewis was a central...

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Signed

Signed lower right: Norman Lewis '43

Provenance

Collection of the artist, New York, NY; Estate of Norman Lewis, New York, NY; Tarin Fuller, New York, NY; Bill Hodges Gallery, New York, NY; Collection of Joyce Wein, New York, NY; Estate of Joyce Wein, New York, NY

Credit Line

Charles H. Bayley Picture and Painting Fund

1943

Dimensions

Height x width: 18 x 16 in. (45.7 x 40.6 cm)

Accession Number

2007.5

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

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