Painting, Brooklyn Bridge, 1919–20
In this large canvas Stella explored fractured light through the suspension cables of the Brooklyn Bridge. His combination of Italian heritage, French study, interest in Futurism, and early appreciation of the New York urban environment distinguished him in the art and design world of the 1920s.
It is credited
Lent by Yale University Art Gallery, Gift of Collection Société Anonyme, 1941.690.
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Its dimensions are
215.3 x 194.6 cm (84 3/4 x 76 5/8 in.)
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This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.