Charles Sheeler (1883-1965)
Charles Sheeler (1883-1965)

Vermont Landscape (Peacham, Vermont)

Charles Sheeler (1883-1965)
Vermont Landscape (Peacham, Vermont)
signed 'Sheeler' (lower right)
oil on canvas
18 x 24¼ in. (45.7 x 61.6 cm.)
Painted in 1924.
Daniel Gallery, New York.
Edna Brush Perkins, circa 1934.
Charles B. Perkins, Wakefield, Rhode Island, 1930s until 1996.
Acquired by the present owner, 1996.
Cleveland Museum of Art, Bulletin, vol. 13, June 1925, p. 145.
The Arts, July 1925, p. 51, illustrated.
L.N. Dochterman, The Stylistic Development of the Works of Charles Sheeler, Iowa, 1963, p. 264, no. 24.116.
C. Troyen and E.E. Hirshler, exhibition catalogue, Charles Sheeler: Paintings and Drawings, Boston, Massachusetts, 1987, pp. 183-84, fig. b, illustrated.
W.M. Corn, The Great American Thing: Modern Art and National Identity, 1915-1935, 1999, pp. 330-31, fig. 301, illustrated.
Cambridge, Massachusetts, Harvard University, Fogg Art Museum, n.d.
Paris, France, Durand-Ruel Galleries, Tri-National Exhibition, May 1925.
Cleveland, Ohio, The Cleveland Museum of Art, Sixth Exhibition of Contemporary American Paintings, June-July 1926.
New York, The Museum of Modern Art, Retrospective, Charles Sheeler: Paintings, Drawings, Photographs, 1939, no. 14.

Lot Essay

Vermont Landscape (Peacham, Vermont) will be illustrated in the forthcoming book by Donna Cassidy, On the Subject of Nativeness, being published by University Press of New England.

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