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Joseph Stella Manuscripts 2010.6.1 to 2010.6.67

Joseph Stella
June 13, 1877 - November 5, 1946

Known for his dynamic industrial paintings, Joseph Stella had a close relationship with Salisbury House owner Carl Weeks and completed three painting for him. These commissions are entitled "Apotheosis of the Rose", "Tree of My Life", and "The Birth of Venus". Throughout their friendship Stella and Weeks corresponded often. The letters, manuscripts, and photos are archived in the Salisbury House & Gardens collection.

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