Pastel and graphite on paper
21 7/8 x 16 3/8 in.
l.c. signed and dated in graphite, partially cut off: lla 1914 [Stella 1914]
u.l. edge, in graphite: 2846 RM
[removed] printed label: BARBARA MATHES GALLERY \ 41 EAST 57TH STREET, NEW YORK, NEW YORK, NY 10022 \ A2467 Joseph Stella (1877 - 1946) [typewritten] \ FUTURIST COMPOSITION [typewritten] \ Pastel over pencil on paper [typewritten] \ 16 3/8 X 21 7/8 inches [typewritten] \ (41.5 X 55.5 cm) [typewritten] \ Signed, dated lower center: [typewritten] \ Stella 1914 [typewritten]
[removed] printed label: WHITNEY MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART \ 945 Madison Avenue, New York, N.Y. 10021 \ [line] \ JS94.47.1 \ Jospeh Stella \ Futurist Composition [underlined], 1914 \ pastel and graphite on paper, 16 3/8 x 21 7/8 in. \ Collection of Barbara Mathes Gallery, New York \ JOSEPH STELLA \ April 22 - October 9, 1994
Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, Texas, Purchase with funds provided by the Council of the Amon Carter Museum of American Art
Revealed Treasures: Drawings from the Permanent CollectionOctober 21, 2001–February 10, 2002
This exhibition of drawings spanning the 19th and 20th centuries represents the evolution of the medium from preliminary outlines for other artistic media to a modern means of self-expression in its own right.
The Allure of Paper: Drawings and Watercolors from the CollectionJuly 9–October 9, 2011
This special exhibition showcases one-of-a-kind works on paper never before exhibited together, chronicling the sweeping changes that occurred in American art over the course of nearly 200 years from portraiture and history painting to modernism and abstraction.