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Artist Davis, Stuart
Title Adit #1 (Industry)
Date 1928
Year Range from 1928
Year Range to 1928
Medium Oil on canvas mounted on masonite
Dimensions H-28.52 W-23.36 D-37.717 Dia-32.756 inches
Credit line Gift of C. Leonard Pfeiffer
ID# 1945.009.007
Object Name Painting
Provenance Downtown Gallery, New York, NY; C. Leonard Pfeiffer, 1945; gift to UAMA, 1945.
Bibliography Myers, Jane. "Stuart Davis: Graphic Work and Related Paintings with a Catalogue Raisonne of the Prints," Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth, TX, 1986, pages 23-25, 28-29, Image 2c.
Art Digest, April 1, 1943 p. 6
"American Painting 1900 to Present", title page, Tyler Museum of Art, TX, 1971
"C. Leonard Pfeiffer Collection" U of A, 1961 #20
"The University of Arizona Collection of American Art" U of A, 1947, #20
"American Art Collection" UA, c. 1960, n.p. ill.


Exhibitions History Downtown Gallery, NY, one man show, Jan 1930; "An Exhibition of Contemporary American Paintings From the Collection of the University of Arizona," Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, organized by the Whitney Museum of American Art, Apr 7-27, 1943, M.H. DeYoung Memorial Museum, San Francisco, CA, Aug 1943; Phoenix Fine Arts Association, Phoenix, AZ, Jan 12-26, 1945; "A University Collects-Arizona," sponsored by the American Federation of the Arts, New York City, circulated: University of California Art Gallery, Los Angeles, Sept 9-30, 1952, Rosicrucian Egyptian Oriental Museum, san Jose, CA, Dec 5-31, 1952, Fine Arts Gallery of San Diego, CA, Jan 18-Feb 8, 1953, Texas Western College, El Paso, Feb 22-Mar 15, 1953, Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota, FL, June 29-July 26, 1953, Miami Beach Art Center, Aug 10-27, 1953, Winston-Salem Public Library, NC, Sept 20-Oct 11, 1953, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Oct 25-Nov 15, 1953, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID, Nov 28-Dec 18, 1953; "Cubism: Its Impact in the United States," Feb-Sep 1967, circulated by the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque; Inaugural Exhibition, Tyler Museum of Art, Tyler, TX, Mar 21-Apr 28, 1971, title page, ill.; "The City & the Machine," Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, FL, Oct 5, 1973-Feb 10, 1974; "Art of the Twenties," Flint Institute of Arts, DeWaters Art Center, MI, Nov 16, 1978-Jan 21, 1979; "Fifty Years Ago," University Art Museum, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, Sep 18-Dec 5, 1980.; "Paintings from the Collections of the U of A," circulated to Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, MO, Des Moines, IA, Kansas Art Gallery, Lawrence, 1962-1963
"Metropolis: The City in the 1920's and 30's." UAMA, May 27- Oct. 31, 2010.
"American Vanguards" Neuberger Museum of Art, SUNY 1/15-4/15/2012, Amon Carter Museum 6/9-8/19/2012, Addison Gallery 9/21-12/30/2012
"American Visions: Selections from the C. Leonard Pfeiffer Collection," UAMA (Hanson Gallery), Nov 22, 2013-March 24, 2014.
Subjects Representational
Buildings
Smokestacks
Cityscapes
American Modernism
Oil painting