Dying Lotus

Joseph Stella, American (born Italy), 1877 - 1946

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about 1930-1932

Pastel, colored crayon, metalpoint (probably silverpoint), and possibly graphite over an artist-prepared ground on wove paper

Image: 12 1/2 × 9 3/8 in. (31.8 × 23.8 cm)

Sheet: 15 7/8 × 11 11/16 in. (40.4 × 29.7 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Helen Farr Sloan

D.952.133

Geography

Place Made: United States, North America

Period

20th century

Object Name

Drawing

Research Area

Drawing

Not on view

Inscriptions

Signed, lower right, in graphite: Jo. Stella; inscribed, in graphite, on reverse [probably not artist's hand]: Stella, Dying Lotus

Course History

ARTH 17, The Power of Place: Urban and Rural Images in American Art, 1900-1945, Sarah Powers, Winter 2014

Exhibition History

American Works on Paper to 1950: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Friends and Owen Robertson Cheatham Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 22-December 9, 2007.

From Copley to Dove: American Drawings and Watercolors at Dartmouth, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, (no cat.), March 11-May 28, 1989.

Marks of Distinction: Two Hundred Years of American Drawings and Watercolors from the Hood Museum of Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 29-May 29, 2005; Grand Rapids Art Museum, Grand Rapids, Michigan, June 24-September 11, 2005; National Academy Museum, New York City, New York, October 20-December 31, 2005.

The Decade of Modernism: Selected Paintings, Sculptures, and Works on Paper, 1910-1920, Churchill P. Lathrop Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, (no cat.), September 28, 2002-January 22, 2003.

This Land: American Engagement with the Natural World, Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 5-April 11, 2022.

Publication History

Barbara J. MacAdam, Marks of Distinction: Two Hundred Years of American Drawings and Watercolors from the Hood Museum of Art, Manchester, Vermont: Hudson Hills Press, 2005, pp. 35, 160, 265-266, ill. p. 161, no. 49.

Annual Report 2005-6, Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2006, ill. p.39.

Barbara J. MacAdam, American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Muesum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2007, p. 145, no. 117.

Barbara J. MacAdam, Marks of Distinction: Two Hundred Years of American Drawings and Watercolors from the Hood Museum of Art, American Art Review, Vol. XVII No. 2, April 2005, pp. 86-93, ill p. 91

Provenance

Helen Farr Sloan (1911-2005), New York, date unknown; given to present collection, 1952.

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