Still Life

(c. 1939)

Joseph Stella, American, b. Muro Lucano, Italy, 1877–1946

Pastel on paper, 28 13/16 X 21 5/8 IN. (73.2 X 54.9 CM.)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966

Accession Number: 66.4778

Rabin & Krueger Gallery, Newark, NJ
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, to 17 May 1966
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966

Exhibition History:
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. Joseph Stella: Selected Works from the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, 12 May-17 July 1983, no. 31.
AMON CARTER MUSEUM, Fort Worth. Visual Poetry: The Drawings of Joseph Stella, 23 February-22 April 1990, fig. 123, p. 130, 136. TOUR: MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, Boston, MA, 19 May-22 July 1990; NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, 7 September-12 November 1990.

Published References:
JAFFE, IRMA B. Joseph Stella (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1970) p. 208, checklist no. 303.
ZILCZER, JUDITH. Joseph Stella: The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection (Washington D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1983) no. 31, p. 59.
JAFFE, IRMA B. Joseph Stella's Symbolism (San Francisco, CA: Pomegranate Artbooks, 1994) p. XVII ill.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Early American Modernism

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