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While today Norman Lewis is regarded as one of the finest mid-twentieth-century Abstract Expressionist painters, he was, throughout his career and for many years thereafter, conspicuously left out of the modernist canon. Despite such truly modern, nonobjective works as Untitled, which appears to...

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Inscription

Signed in oil, lower right

Provenance

About 1964, the artist. Judge and Mrs. Edward R. Dudley, N. Y. October 7, 2008, African-American Fine Art Sale #2156, Swann Galleries, N.Y., lot 33, to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 17, 2008)

Credit Line

Juliana Cheney Edwards Collection and Emily L. Ainsley Fund

about 1960–64

Dimensions

Height x width: 64 x 49 in. (162.6 x 124.5 cm)

Accession Number

2008.1403

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

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