JOSEPH STELLA (1877-1946)
Study of the Brooklyn Bridge (Study for 'New York Interpreted: The Bridge')
signed and dated 'Joseph/Stella/1922' (lower right)—inscribed with various notations (in the left margin)
watercolor and charcoal on paper
image, 19 1⁄4 x 15 3⁄8 in. (48.9 x 39 cm.)
overall, 21 x 17 in. (53.3 x 43.2 cm.)
Executed in 1922.
Private collection, gift from the above.
Private collection, by descent.
Sotheby's, New York, 18 May 2005, lot 76, sold by the above.
Private collection, East Coast, acquired from the above.
Sotheby's, New York, 24 May 2006, lot 143, sold by the above.
Private collection, acquired from the above.
Sotheby's, New York, 23 May 2017, lot 13, sold by the above.
Acquired by the present owner from the above.
C.A. Riley, Free as Gods: How the Jazz Age Reinvented Modernism, Lebanon, New Hampshire, 2017, p. 88, illustrated.
New York, Babcock Galleries, Giants: American Modernist Masters, October 14-December 17, 2010.
New York, Driscoll Babcock Galleries, Suspended Forms: American Modernism 1908-1928, January 31-February 16, 2013.
New York, Driscoll Babcock Galleries, The Lost Generation: Paintings, March 11-April 23, 2016.
Winona, Minnesota, Minnesota Marine Art Museum, 2017-2022, on extended loan.