Black and red Conté crayon, with colored pencils and stumped charcoal, over graphite, on ivory laid paper, laid down on ivory wood-pulp laminate board
Signed lower right, in image: "Sheeler 1923"
616 × 490 mm
Olivia Shaler Swan Memorial Collection
Extended information about this artwork
Forbest Watson, “Charles Sheeler,” The Arts 5 (May 1923), pp. 340 (ill.), 344.
Constance Rourke, Charles Sheeler: Artist in the American Tradition (New York, 1938), pp. 55, 92-4 (ill.).
Lillian Dochterman, The Stylistic Development of the Work of Charles Sheeler (Ph.D. dissertation, State University of Iowa, 1963), p. 241, no. 23.093 (ill.).
Martin Friedman, Charles Sheeler (Watson-Guptill Publications, 1975), p. 38 (ill.).
Charles Sheeler (1883-1965), Classic Themes: Paintings Drawings and Photographs (1980), p. 16.
Patrick Leonard Stewart, Charles Sheeler, William Carlos Williams and the Development of the Precisionist Aesthetic, 1917-1931 (Ph.D. dissertation, University of Delaware, 1981), p. 46, pl. XV.
Susan Fillin-Yeh, Charles Sheeler: American Interiors (New Haven, 1987), p. 28.
Carol Troyen and Erica E. Hirschler, Charles Sheeler: Paintings and Drawings (Boston, 1987), p. 210, fig. A.
Ruth Fine, Raymond Hernandez-Duran, and Mark Pascale, Contemporary American Realist Drawings The Jalane and Richard Davidson Collection at The Art Insitute of Chicago, exh. cat. (New York, 1999), p. 5, fig. 2.
Judith A. Barter et al., “American Modernism at the Art Institute of Chicago, From World War I to 1955,” (Art Institute of Chicago/Yale University Press, 2009), cat. 27.
New York, Whitney Studio Galleries, “Exhibition of Selected Works by Charles Sheeler,” Mar. 11-Mar. 31, 1924, cat. 20.
New York, Museum of Modern Art, “Charles Sheeler: Paintings, Drawings, Photographs,” Oct. 2-Nov. 1, 1939, cat. 60.
Evanston, Ill., Northwestern University, “Exhibition of Watercolors and Gouaches,” Oct. 1-15, 1946, no cat.
Normal, Ill., Illinois State University, “Watercolors by 19th and 20th Century European and American Painters from the Permanent Collection of the Art Institute of Chicago,” Apr. 27-May 21, 1947, cat. 20.
Kalamazoo, Mich., Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, “Exhibition of Watercolors,” Oct. 19-Nov. 1, 1947, no cat.
North Canton, Ohio, The Little Art Gallery of the North Canton Library, “Fifteen Watercolors from the Permanent Collection of the Art Institute of Chicago,” Dec. 1948, cat. 11.
Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Cedar Rapids Art Center, “Charles Sheeler, A Retrospective Exhibition,” Oct. 25-Nov. 26, 1967, cat. 6.
Washington, D.C., The National Collection of Fine Arts, Smithsonian Institution, “Charles Sheeler,” Oct. 10–Nov. 24, 1968, p. 114, cat. 29 (ill.).
New York, Terry Dintenfass, Inc., “Charles Sheeler (1883-1965): Classic Themes: Paintings Drawings and Photographs,” May 10-30, 1980, cat. 9.
Annie Swan Coburn (1856-1932), Chicago, by 1926 [Chicago 1926]; bequeathed to the Art Institute of Chicago, 1933.
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