JOSEPH STELLA (AMERICAN, 1877-1946) OIL ON CANVAS, H 10.5" W 15.5" LANDSCAPE WITH ROAD AND HEDGE
Bears estate stamp lower left. Provenance: Provenance: Estate of the artist, Franco Stella, the artist's nephew; Pensler Galleries, Washington, D.C.; Aaron Payne Fine Art, Santa Fe; Private collection; Doyle New York Wed, May 25, 2011 Lot 211; Estate of Jack Faxon, Birmingham, MI. Michigan Senator and creator of the Michigan Council for the Arts.
Trimmed to tacking edge and strip lined. Difficult to distinguish inpaint under UV examination, but paint in small section of sky at upper right appears slightly mottled under UV exam. Tiny puncture in sky in right quadrant, approximately 1/2 inch wide but extremely shallow.