Dec 02, 2021 - Sale 2590

Sale 2590 - Lot 14

Estimate: $ 7,000 - $ 9,000
Configuration with Texture.

Ink and pencil on paper, c.1932. Signed, Stuart Davis, lower right. 298x407 mm; 11 3/4x16 inches.

Provenance: Estate of the artist; Grace Borgenicht Gallery, NY; Waddington Galleries, London; Rosa Esman Gallery, NY; Kay Hillman, NY; Judith Rothschild, NY; Private collection.

Exhibited: Houston Museum of Fine Art, Houston, Stuart Davis: Drawings and Prints, 1979, no. 23, described as Untitled; National Gallery of Art, Encounters with Modern Art: Works from the Rothschild Family Collection, 1996-1998, no. 13, pp. 138-9, illustrated, continuing on to other venues.

Literature: Boyajian, Ani, Stuart Davis: A Catalogue Raisonné, Vol. II, New Haven, Connecticut, 2007, no. 543, p. 256, illustrated.

This composition relates to an oil on canvas titled, Composition with Red Polygon, painted in 1941.