June 13, 2016
Joseph Stella (1877-1946), Still Life, 1919, mixed media, 11 ¾ x 16 1/16 inches. Brigham Young University Museum of Art, gift of B. Prestmann Olsen, 1972.
Italian-born American artist Joseph Stella was born on this day in 1877. His works embody the gritty Realism movement prevalent in the early decades of the 1900s.