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The Lyre Bird, 1956

  • Stuart Davis, American, 1894-1964

Watercolor and gouache over graphite pencil with pen and ink, ballpoint pen, and blue pencil on heavy cream wove paper

  • Sheet: 13 1/8 × 16 inches (33.3 × 40.6 cm)

Bequest of James Pearson Duffy

2010.120

Signed, printed in image, top left: Stuart Davis

Inscribed, bottom right, vertically, printed in image: The Lyre Bird

2010-present, bequest to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Stuart Davis, The Lyre Bird, 1956, watercolor and gouache over graphite pencil with pen and ink, ballpoint pen, and blue pencil on heavy cream wove paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Bequest of James Pearson Duffy, 2010.120.