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The Waterfall

The Waterfall
signed and dated 'Sheeler/1911' (lower right)—signed 'C.R. Sheeler, Jr.,' dated again and inscribed with title (on the reverse)
oil on canvas
14 x 11 3/4 in. (35.6 x 29.8 cm.)
Painted in 1911.
The artist.
M. Detweiller, 1913.
Bert Baum, Sellersville, Pennsylvania, by 1968.
Raymond Balasny, New York.
Hollis Taggart Galleries, New York.
Acquired by the present owner from the above, 1997.
L. Dochterman, The Stylistic Development of the Work of Charles Sheeler, Ph.D. dissertation, University of Iowa, 1963, p. 168, no. 11.020.
R. Stewart, "Charles Sheeler," The Advent of Modernism: Post-Impressionism and North American Art, 1900-1918, Atlanta, Georgia, 1986, p. 161.
C. Troyen, E.A. Hirshler, Charles Sheeler: Paintings and Drawings, exhibition catalogue, Boston, Massachusetts, 1987, p. 5, fig. 5, illustrated.
M.W. Brown, The Story of the Armory Show, New York, 1988, p. 316.
New York, 69th Regiment Armory, International Exhibition of Modern Art, February 17-March 15, 1913, no. 974 (as Landscape).
Chicago, Illinois, Art Institute of Chicago, March 24-April 15, 1913, no. 374.
Washington, D.C., National Collection of Fine Arts; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Museum of Art; New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, Charles Sheeler, October 10, 1968-April 27, 1969, pp. 12, 108, 155, no. 2, illustrated (as Landscape with Waterfall).
New York, Hollis Taggart Galleries, Color of Modernism: The American Fauves, April 29-July 26, 1997, no. 82, pl. 71, illustrated.

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