• Important American Paintings,  auction at Christies

    Sale 2225

    Important American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture

    2 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 7

    Joseph Stella (1877-1946)

    The Water Lily

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Joseph Stella (1877-1946)
    The Water Lily
    signed 'Joseph Stella' and inscribed with title (on the reverse)
    oil on glass
    16 x 14 in. (40.6 x 35.6 cm.)
    Painted circa 1924.


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    Provenance

    The artist.
    Estate of the above.
    Rabin and Kruger, Newark, New Jersey.
    Acquired by the present owner from the above, circa 1960s.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from a Private New Jersey Collection


    Literature

    B. Haskell, Joseph Stella, exhibition catalogue, New York, 1994, p. 269.


    Exhibited

    (Possibly) New York, The New Gallery, Inc., circa 1924.
    New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, Joseph Stella, April 22-October 9, 1994.