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Town Square, ca. 1929
Stuart Davis

Rockport, Maine
Watercolor and gouache with ink and graphite on paper, H: 12 x W: 15 in (image)
Purchase 1930  30.74
Not On View
Primary Title Notes: 1981 Newark Museum American Art Catalogue
recto: l.r. graphite "Stuart Davis"; verso of upper mat: l.l. graphite "Newark Museum 9425"; verso of lower mat: u.r. graphite "Newark Museum 9425"

labels from old backing on file: "62"; "THE NEWARK MUSEUM / 30.74 / Town Square, 1925-1926 / by Stuart Davis / watercolor on paper / COLLECTION OF THE NEWARK MUSEUM: / PURCHASE 1930 THE GENERAL FUND / 49 WASHINGTON STREET, P.O. BOX 540 , NEWARK, NEW JERSEY 07101-0540"

Provenance: The Downtown Gallery, New York, N.Y. - 1930
Exhibition History:
"In Full Swing: The Art of Stuart Davis", The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, and the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., (6/10/2016 - 3/5/2017)

"Stuart Davis: Art and Theory, 1920-1931", The Morgan Library, New York, New York (September 10 - December 31, 2002)

"Stuart Davis: American Painter", The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York (November, 1991 - June, 1992)

"Stuart Davis: Art and Art Theory", Brooklyn Museum and Fogg Museum, 1977

"Roots of Abstract Art in America", Smithsonian, Washington, D.C., (December 2, 1965 - January 9, 1966)

"A Retrospective Exhibition of the Paintings of Stuart Davis" The Peale House Galleries, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (October 3 - November 8, 1964)

"A Museum in Action: American Paintings and Sculpture from Collection", The Newark Museum, Newark, New Jersey (October 31, 1944 - January 31, 1945)

"Modern American Water Colors", The Newark Museum, Newark, New Jersey (January 4 - February 9, 1930)

"Water Colors by Stuart Davis", Whitney Studio Galleries, New York, New York (November 25 - December 7, 1929)

Keywords: Streetscene, Watercolor, Painting