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    Sale 1972

    Fine American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture

    7 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 181

    Joseph Stella (1877-1946)

    Still Life with Putto and Figurines

    Price Realised  

    Joseph Stella (1877-1946)
    Still Life with Putto and Figurines
    signed and dated 'Joseph Stella 1943' (upper left)
    oil and charcoal on canvas
    20½ x 16 1/2 in. (52.1 x 41.9 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Max Granick, New York.
    Christie's, New York, 6 December 1991, lot 220.
    Philip J. and Suzanne Schiller, Highland Park, Illinois, acquired from the above.
    Christie's, New York, 27 September 1996, lot 216.
    Acquired by the present owner from the above.


    Literature

    I. Jaffe, Joseph Stella's Symbolism, San Francisco, California, 1994, n.p., no. 32, illustrated.
    Eaton Fine Art, Joseph Stella: Flora, exhibition catalogue, West Palm Beach, Florida, 1997, p. 18, fig. 7, illustrated.


    Exhibited

    West Palm Beach, Florida, Eaton Fine Art, Joseph Stella: Flora, January 9-March 6, 1998.