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 × 12 1/8 in. (28.9 × 30.8 cm)

Sheet: 14 5/8 × 15 3/8 in. (37.2 × 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

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.

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

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

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Publication History

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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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