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Stuart Davis (1892-1964)
Stuart Davis (1892-1964)
Stuart Davis (1892-1964)
Stuart Davis (1892-1964)
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STUART DAVIS (1892-1964)

Coast Town Landscape Study

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STUART DAVIS (1892-1964)
Coast Town Landscape Study
signed 'Stuart Davis' (lower right)
oil on canvas
10 x 14 in. (25.4 x 35.6 cm.)
Painted in 1940.
Provenance
The artist.
The Downtown Gallery, New York.
William Steig, New York, circa 1944-45.
Private collection, Scarsdale, New York.
Christie's, New York, 22 May 1980, lot 269, sold by the above.
Stephen Lion, New York, acquired from the above.
Kennedy Galleries, Inc., New York.
Jean and Alvin Snowiss, Lock Haven, Pennsylvania, acquired from the above, 1987.
Debra Force Fine Art, New York.
Acquired by the present owner from the above, 2016.
Literature
A. Boyajian, M. Rutkowski, Stuart Davis: A Catalogue Raisonné, New Haven, CT, 2007, vol. II, p. 529; vol. III, pp. 312-13, no. 1625, illustrated.
Exhibited
(Probably) Washington, D.C., National Art Week Exhibition, November 25-December 1, 1940 (as Art Space #3).
New York, Art for China, March-April 8, 1941 (as Art Space #3).
New York, The Artist's Gallery, Group Exhibition, June 9-30, 1941.
New York, The Downtown Gallery, Downstairs Exhibition, October 10-November 4, 1961.
La Jolla, California, Jefferson Gallery, Roots of Abstract Art in America, April 17-May 28, 1966, no. 3 (as Coastown Landscape).
New York, Salander-O'Reilly Galleries, Inc., Selections: Stuart Davis Exhibition, October 3-25, 1986, no. 16.
University Park, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania State University, Palmer Museum of Art, An Endless Panorama of Beauty: Selection from the Jean and Alvin Snowiss Collection of American Art, November 12, 2002-May 16, 2003, pp. 26-27, illustrated.

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