Statue, Paris (Statue; Paris Street)

Stuart Davis, American, 1894 - 1964

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1928

Opaque watercolor over graphite indications on tan wove paper

Image: 11 3/8 x 12 1/8 in. (28.9 x 30.8 cm)

Sheet: 14 5/8 x 15 3/8 in. (37.2 x 39.1 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Abby Aldrich Rockefeller

W.935.1.15

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Watercolor

Classification

Watercolor

Not on view

Inscription

Signed, lower right: STUART DAVIS

Course History

SART 15, Drawing I, Gerald Auten, Spring 2012

Exhibition History

The Expanding Grid, Churchill P. Lathrop Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 7-August 27, 2012.

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.

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 Amazing Continuity: The Drawings of Stuart Davis, (organized by The American Federation of the Arts, New York), Terra Museum of American Art, Chicago, Illinois, no. 32, December 12, 1992-February 7, 1993; Middlebury College Museum of Art, Middlebury, Vermont, March 30-May 2, 1993; McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, Texas, May 23-July 18, 1993.

From Copley to Dove: American Drawings and Watercolors at Dartmouth, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, (no cat.), March 11-May 25, 1989.

Stuart Davis: An American in Paris, Whitney Museum of American Art at Philip Morris, New York, (no cat. no.), September 28-December 23, 1987.

Twentieth Century Masters from the Permanent Collection, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 3-March 5, 1978.

Gifts of Abby Aldrich Rockefeller, Carpenter Art Galleries, Carpenter Hall, Dartmouth College Museum and Galleries, Hanover, New Hampshire, (no cat.), June 11-July 11, 1976.

Works on Paper: Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Drawings and Watercolors from the Dartmouth College Collection, Carpenter Art Galleries, Carpenter Hall, Dartmouth College Museum and Galleries, Hanover, New Hampshire, no. 42, May 30-September 21, 1975.

Paris by Americans: Exhibition of Work by Americans in Paris, no. 5 (as "Statue"), October 7-28, 1928 (checklist).

Publication History

Barbara J. MacAdam, American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Muesum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2007, p. 144, no. 116.

Ani Boyajian and Mark Rutkoski, eds., Stuart Davis: A Cataloge Raisonne, New Haven: Yale University Art Gallery in association with Yale University Press, New Haven and London, 2007, 3 vols, color ill. vol. 2, p. 556.

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. 23, 31, 158, 265, ill. p. 31, fig. 29, 159, no. 48.

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. 8793

Karen Wilkin and Lewis Kachu, The Amazing Continuity: The Drawings of Stuart Davis, New York: The American Federation of Arts in Association with Harry N. Abrams, Inc. Publishers, 1992, ill. p. 73.

Lewis Kachur, Stuart Davis: An American in Paris, New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 1987, p. 3.

Franklin W. Robinson, [et al.], Works on Paper: Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Drawings and Watercolors from the Dartmouth College Collection, Hanover, N.H.: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1975, pp. 59-60.

Provenance

The artist; consigned to Downtown Gallery, New York, 1928; sold to Abby Aldrich Rockefeller (1874-1948), New York, November 24, 1928; given to present collection, 1935.

Old Number

P.935.1.15

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