Joseph Stella, In the Bronx Zoo, ca. 1935, canvas print. Enjoy New-York Historical Society’s Elie and Sarah Hirschfeld Collection at home with this exclusive reproduction. Printed on hand-stretched canvas over wood stretcher bars that are assembled in the exact proportions of the selected work of art, the reproduction covers the entire front surface without cropping at the edges and is ready to hang. This unframed canvas has 1.5 inch side edges that are tinted a natural off-white. The bright white canvas guarantees the color accuracy of the reproduction. Printed with archival quality pigment inks on high-resolution, large-format, 12-color printers, the heavy, 350 gsm, acid-free, cotton canvas has a tight, natural weave. A semi-matte UV coating is applied after printing both for protection and to enhance the depth and richness of the image.
Joseph Stella (1877-1946) was an Italian-born American Futurist painter best known for his depictions of industrial America, especially his images of the Brooklyn Bridge. He is also associated with the American Precisionist movement of the 1910s–1940s.
Scenes of New York City: The Elie and Sarah Hirschfeld Collection, an extraordinary promised gift to the New-York Historical Society from philanthropists and art collectors Elie and Sarah Hirschfeld, celebrates a multifaceted and dynamic New York from the 19th century into the present day. The pieces date from the year 1818 to the 21st-century and are all centered on New York City’s defining landmarks, from buildings, bridges and parks, to the art movements that shaped the city’s culture. The artworks are created by American and European artists like Norman Rockwell, Keith Haring, Edward Hopper, and Raoul Dufy, showing the city through their distinctive eyes. On view October 22, 2021 - February 27, 2022.