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American Paintings and Sculpture
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Artist: Stuart Davis, American, 1892–1964

Switchski’s Syntax


Casein and masking tape on canvas

42 × 56 in. (106.7 × 142.2 cm) framed: 44 1/8 × 58 1/4 in. (112.1 × 148 cm)
Katharine Ordway Fund
On view
20th century

Lesley K. Baier, The Katharine Ordway Collection, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1983), 5, 84–86, 94, no. 16.

Peter Hawes, A Great Panorama Celebrating Twenty-five Years of American Art at Yale, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1998), 54, ill.

Ani Boyajian and Mark Rutkoski, Stuart Davis: A Catalogue Raisonné, 3 vols. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2007), 1:116; 3:453–55, no. 1727, ill.

Harry Cooper and Barbara Haskell, Stuart Davis: In Full Swing, exh. cat. (Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art, 2016), 141, fig. 80.

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