Joseph Stella

born Muro Lucano, Italy 1877-died New York City 1946
Also known as
  • Giuseppe Carlo Stella
Muro Lucano, Italy
New York, New York, United States

Born in Italy, brought to New York City in 1896, visited Europe in later years. Artist who experimented with a variety of approaches (ranging from Futurism to classic idealism) and techniques (including oils, pastels, and collage.)

Charles Sullivan, ed American Beauties: Women in Art and Literature (New York: Henry N. Abrams, Inc., in association with National Museum of American Art, 1993)


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Graphic Masters II: Highlights from the Smithsonian American Art Museum
June 18, 2009January 10, 2010
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