22 September 2015
Joseph Stella (1877-1946)
Lilies in a Vase
signed and dated 'Joseph Stella 1944' (lower right)
pastel on paper
12 x 19 in. (30.48 x 48.2 cm.)
Executed in 1944.
Richard York Gallery, New York.
Acquired by the present owner from the above, 1998.
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