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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2008.271
People
Joseph Stella, American (Muro Lurcano Italy 1877 - 1946 Astoria NY)
Title
Flower Bud
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
20th century
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/330694
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Colored pencil and metalpoint with incised lines on white wove paper
Dimensions
sight: 56.8 x 70.5 cm (22 3/8 x 27 3/4 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: l.r., graphite: Joseph Stella
  • inscription: upper right, graphite (upside down): 69 x 81 [crossed out] 76 x 64 57 [encircled]
  • label: 12-SEP-06 / Sale 1699 / Tortoise / Lot 157 / Christie's
Provenance
Mrs. Giovanni Stella, sister-in-law of the artist; private collection; Christie's, March 12, 1992, lot 226 [also appeared in Christie's, New York, May 19, 2005, lot 198, and Christie's, New York, September 12, 2006, lot 157--both times bought in]. Private collector, gift; to Harvard Art Museum, 2008
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of an Anonymous donor
Accession Year
2008
Object Number
2008.271
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Thea Burns, The Luminous Trace: Drawing and Writing in Metalpoint, Archetype Publications (London, 2012), p. 166, fig. 74

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