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Joseph Stella

The Creche (The Holy Manger)

Joseph Stella

Joseph Stella

The Creche (The Holy Manger)

The Creche (The Holy Manger)

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Property of The Newark Museum of Art

Joseph Stella

1877 - 1946

The Creche (The Holy Manger)


signed Joseph Stella (center right)

oil on canvas

61 by 77 in.

154.9 by 195.6 cm.

Executed circa 1929-32.

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Framed Dimensions: 68 3/4 by 84 1/2 in. (174.6 by 214.6 cm.)


In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.

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Please note this lot has been withdrawn.
Private collection, New York (acquired directly from the artist)
Wallace M. Scudder Bequest Fund, Newark, New Jersey (acquired from the above, 1940)
Collection of the Newark Museum of Art, Newark, New Jersey (acquired as a bequest from the above in 1940)
Irma B. Jaffe, Joseph Stella, Cambridge, 1970, p. 100, illustrated
Irma B. Jaffe, Joseph Stella's Symbolism, San Francisco, 1994, no. 31, p. 81, illustrated
Barbara Haskell, Joseph Stella, New York, 1994, no. 202, p. 172, illustrated
Rome, Mostra Internzaionale d'Art Sacra, 1933
Newark, New Jersey, Newark Museum of Art, Joseph Stella; A Retrospective Exhibition, 1939, no. 17
Madison, New Jersey, Drew University, Joseph Stella Exhibition, 1963, no. 39
Newark, New Jersey, Bamberger's Department Store, Art in America Exhibit, 1967
New Brunswick, New Jersey, Rutgers University, Exhibition of Paintings & Drawings by Joseph Stella, 1970
Newark, New Jersey, The Newark Museum of Art, The Works of Joseph Stella, 1978-79
New York, Whitney Museum of Art, Joseph Stella, 1994, no. 85