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In the summer of 1923, Stuart Davis traveled to Santa Fe, New Mexico, at the invitation of his friend and fellow painter John Sloan. Davis found the vast landscape of New Mexico intimidating, writing, "I don't think you could do much work there except in a literal way, because the place is...

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Inscription

Upper left: STUART DAVIS 1923; Reverse: STILL LIFE/STUART DAVIS/1923

Provenance

The artist; with Downtown Gallery, New York; to William H. Lane (1914-1995), 1953; to William H. Lane Foundation, 1953; to MFA, 1990, gift of the William H. Lane Foundation.

Credit Line

Gift of the William H. Lane Foundation

Copyright

@ The Estate of Stuart Davis / Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY

1923

Dimensions

54.29 x 45.08 cm (21 3/8 x 17 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1990.390

Medium or Technique

Oil on composition board

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