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Doylestown House—Open Window

Artist:
Charles Sheeler (American, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1883–1965 Dobbs Ferry, New York)
Date:
1917
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
22.8 x 16.6 cm (9 x 6 9/16 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Alfred Stieglitz Collection, 1933
Accession Number:
33.43.260
Not on view
This photograph was made at the Bucks County, Pennsylvania home that Sheeler shared with fellow painter and photographer Morton Schamberg. The stark geometry of the Doylestown farmhouse proved an ideal subject for an artist exploring a more modern vision.
Alfred Stieglitz

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Thirty Photographers: A Selection from the Museum's Collection," April 12, 1969–June 1, 1969.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Collection of Alfred Stieglitz," May 18, 1978–July 16, 1978.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "American Photographs from the Permanent Collection," June 1, 1980–August 1, 1980.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Johnson Gallery, Selections from the Collection 5," June 14, 1994–August 28, 1994.

Naef, Weston J. The Collection of Alfred Stieglitz: Fifty Pioneers of Modern Photography. Studio Book. 1st ed. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1978. no. 447.

Stebbins, Theodore E. Jr., and Norman Keyes Jr. Charles Sheeler: The Photographs. Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1987. no. 17.



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