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Place des Vosges No. 1, 1928
Stuart Davis

Oil on canvas, H: 21 in, W: 28 3/4 in
Anonymous gift, 1937  37.119
Not On View
Primary Title Notes: 1981 Newark Museum American Art Catalog; verso inscription (no longer extant)
Inscriptions:
recto: signed l.r., black paint: "STUART DAVIS"; Records indicate an inscription on original stretcher in black paint, artist's full name, title of painting, Paris 1928. Conservation in 1971 expanded stretcher and the original stretcher was not saved.

Provenance: The artist; with Downtown Gallery, New York, New York; to Private Collection, New York, New York, January 30, 1930.
Exhibition History:
"International Fine Art Fair", Seventh Regiment Armory, New York, New York (May 8, 2003 - May 14, 2003)

"Stuart Davis," Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice, Italy, (June 3-September 28, 1997); Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome Italy (October 22, 1997-January 12, 1998); Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands (February 1-March 29, 1998); and National Museum of American Art, Washington, D.C. (May 22-September 7, 1998)

"Stuart Davis, An American in Paris," Whitney Museum of American Art at Philip Morris, New York, New York (October 2-December 10, 1987)

"Stuart Davis Memorial Exhibition 1894-1964," National Collection of Fine Arts, Washington, D.C. (May 28 - July 5, 1965) no. 37 (traveled to three venues).

New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, New Jersey (April 6 - June 26, 1961)

"A Museum in Action," The Newark Museum, Newark, New Jersey (October 31, 1944 - January 31, 1945), no. 91.

"Painting and Sculpture by Living Americans: Ninth Loan Exhibition," The Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York (December 3, 1930 - January 20, 1931), no. 23.

"Hotels and Cafés: Exhibition of Recent Paintings by Stuart Davis," The Downtown Gallery, New York, New York (January 21 - February 10, 1930), no. 7.

Keywords: City, Paris, France, Place des Vosges, Building, Architecture, Cityscape, Urban, Painting