Joseph Stella: Madonnas & Related Work

by Irma B. Jaffe




About the author:

Dr. Irma B. Jaffe was at the time of writing of this essay an independent Cultural Consultant. She is the author of books and exhibition catalogues including Joseph Stella; Joseph Stella's Symbolism; The Italian Presence in American Art, 1760-1860; The Italian Presence in American Art 1860-1920; The sculpture of Leonard Baskin; John Trumbull views the French Revolution: An unpublished letter by the "patriot-artist of the American Revolution", and Trumbull: The Declaration of Independence. She is the co-author of books including Shining Eyes, Cruel Fortune: The Lives and Loves of Italian Renaissance Women Poets, and Selections from the Permanent Collection of the Arkansas Arts Center Foundation.


Resource Library editor's note:

The exhibition Joseph Stella: Madonnas & Related Work was held at the Snite Museum of Art in 1993-1994. This essay was written in conjunction with the exhibition and was previously published in American Art Review, Volume V, Number 6, Winter 1994, p. 154-159, 173, 175. Resource Library wishes to extend appreciation to Gina Costa of the Snite Museum of Art and to the Columbia University Alumni Office for their assistance in this project.


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