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Studio Interior

Artist:
Stuart Davis (American, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1892–1964 New York)
Date:
1917
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
19 × 23 in. (48.3 × 58.4 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
George A. Hearn Fund, 1994
Accession Number:
1994.412
Not on view
Inscription: Signed and dated (lower center): STUART DAVIS 1917
the artist, New York (sold to private collection); private collection, New York (by 1964-94; sold through the Washburn Gallery, New York to MMA)

New York. Washburn Gallery. "Stuart Davis: Works from 1913–1919," November 3–December 23, 1983, brochure no. 6.

Providence, R.I. David Winton Bell Gallery, Brown University. "Over Here: Modernism, the First Exile 1914–1919," April 15–May 29, 1989, no. 19 (lent courtesy of the Washburn Gallery, New York).

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Stuart Davis: American Painter," November 23, 1991–February 16, 1992, no. 20 (lent by the Washburn Gallery, New York).

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. "Stuart Davis: American Painter," March 26–June 7, 1992, no. 20.

Koriyama, Japan. Koriyama City Museum of Art. "Stuart Davis: Retrospective 1995," July 8–August 6, 1995, no. 19.

Shiga, Japan. The Museum of Modern Art, Shiga. "Stuart Davis: Retrospective 1995," August 12–October 1, 1995, no. 19.

Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum. "Stuart Davis: Retrospective 1995," October 10–November 26, 1995, no. 19.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Small Interiors," April 8–July 21, 1996, unnum. checklist.

Richmond, Va. Marsh Art Gallery. "Still Life: The Object in American Art, 1915–1995. Selections from The Metropolitan Museum of Art," January 3–February 28, 1997, no. 26.

Little Rock. Arkansas Arts Center. "Still Life: The Object in American Art, 1915–1995. Selections from The Metropolitan Museum of Art," March 28–May 23, 1997, no. 26.

Newport Beach, Calif. Newport Harbor Art Museum. "Still Life: The Object in American Art, 1915–1995. Selections from The Metropolitan Museum of Art," June 20–August 15, 1997, no. 26.

Tulsa, Okla. Philbrook Museum of Art. "Still Life: The Object in American Art, 1915–1995. Selections from The Metropolitan Museum of Art," September 12–November 7, 1997, no. 26.

Palm Beach, Fla. The Society of the Four Arts. "Still Life: The Object in American Art, 1915–1995. Selections from The Metropolitan Museum of Art," January 9–February 8, 1998, no. 26.

Salina, Kansas. Salina Art Center. "Still Life: The Object in American Art, 1915–1995. Selections from The Metropolitan Museum of Art," March 6–May 3, 1998, no. 26.

Karen Wilkin. Stuart Davis. New York, N. Y., 1987, pp. 61–62, colorpl. 59, locates it in the collection of the Washburn Gallery, New York; notes that this work is a direct homage to Henri Matisse's "The Red Studio" (1911, Museum of Modern Art, New York), which Davis saw in the Armory Show.

Meg Neville in Over Here: Modernism, First Exile 1914-1919. Exh. cat., David Winton Bell Gallery, Brown University. Providence, R.I., 1989, p. 128, no. 19, ill.

Karen Wilkin. "Stuart Davis: The Cuban Watercolors." Latin American Art 2 (Spring 1990), p. 43.

Lowery Stokes Sims in Lowery Stokes Sims. Stuart Davis: American Painter. Exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1991, pp. 132-34, 204, no. 20, ill. (color).

Diane Kelder in Lowery Stokes Sims. Stuart Davis: American Painter. Exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1991, p. 21.

Holland Cotter. "Swing Cubism." Art in America 80 (September 1992), p. 102.

William Wilson. Stuart Davis's Abstract Argot. San Francisco, 1993, p. IX, colorpl. 2.

Toshiko Urabe in Stuart Davis: Retrospective 1995. Exh. cat., Koriyama City Museum of Art. Osaka, Japan, 1995, p. 60, no. 19, ill. (color).

Patricia Hills. Stuart Davis. New York, 1996, pp. 10, 49, colorpl. 3.

Lowery Stokes Sims in Still Life: The Object in American Art, 1915-1995. Selections from The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Exh. cat., Marsh Art Gallery. New York, 1996, p. 82-83, 167, no. 26, ill. (color).

Sabine Rewald in Still Life: The Object in American Art, 1915-1995. Selections from The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Exh. cat., Marsh Art Gallery, Richmond, Va. New York, 1996, p. 80.

Lowery Stokes Sims and Sabine Rewald in Still Life: The Object in American Art, 1915-1995. Selections from The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Exh. cat., Marsh Art Gallery, Richmond, Va. New York, 1996, p. 18.

William H. Gerdts in The Color of Modernim: The American Fauves. Exh. cat., Hollis Taggart Galleries. New York, 1997, p. 47.

Ani Boyajian and Mark Rutkoski, ed. Stuart Davis: A Catalogue Raisonné. Vol. 3, Catalogue Entries 1324–1749. New Haven, 2007, pp. 65–67, no. 1411, ill. (color).

Karen Wilkin in Stuart Davis: A Catalogue Raisonné. Ed. Ani Boyajian and Mark Rutkoski. Vol. 1, Essays and References. New Haven, 2007, p. 54, 109.

William C. Agee in Stuart Davis: A Catalogue Raisonné. Ed. Ani Boyajian and Mark Rutkoski. Vol. 1, Essays and References. New Haven, Conn., 2007, pp. 72, 100, 117.



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