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Mural for U.N. Conference Room 3

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Stuart Davis made this canvas for his entry in a competition to design a mural for the United Nations building in New York City. Construction on the building had been completed in 1950, but campaigns to decorate the interior spaces with murals, tapestries, and other art continued through the...

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Inscription

Upper right: Stuart Davis; Reverse: MURAL for U.N. CONFERENCE ROOM 3 SCALE 2" to 1' STUART DAVIS 1955/15 W. 67 ST./NYC 23

Provenance

The artist; with Downtown Gallery, New York; to William H. Lane Foundation, 1956; to MFA, 1983, 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

1955

Dimensions

71.44 x 178.43 cm (28 1/8 x 70 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1983.383

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

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