DescriptionJoseph Stella (American, 1877-1946)
Nocturne I, circa 1919
Pastel on paper
19 x 24-1/2 inches (48.3 x 62.2 cm) (sheet)
Signed twice, upper center and lower right: Joseph Stella
Mrs. Lester Francis Avnet;
Sotheby's, New York, January 27, 1984, lot 590;
Doris Bry, New York, acquired from the above;
Christie's, New York, March 14-23, 2016, lot 89;
Acquired by the present owner from the above.
Neuberger Museum, Purchase, New York, 1977-79;
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, "Joseph Stella," April 22-October 9, 1994.
Whitney Museum of American Art, Joseph Stella, exhibition catalogue, New York, 1994, p. 273.
Sheet is hinged approx. eight places verso and slightly buckles; an approx. 2 inch crease in upper right corner; very light overall paper discoloration; two tiny appox. 1/4 inch tear on lower half of left sheet edge; framed under museum glass. Framed Dimensions 24.75 X 30.75 Inches
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