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ID: 500115325
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500115325

 
Record Type: Person
Sheeler, Charles (American painter and photographer, 1883-1965)

Note: Sheeler is best known as a painter of precise renderings of industrial forms, in an abstract-realist style, emphasizing abstract qualities and geometric shapes, using clear colors and smooth surfaces. He was a native of Philadelphia and studied at the School of Industrial Art and then at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. He began a career in photography ca. 1912, working for architects, the Ford Motor Company, and other clients. He continued to create highly acclaimed paintings. His later works tended toward less literal renderings. American artist.

Names:
Sheeler, Charles (preferred,V,index,LC)
Charles Sheeler (V,display)
Sheeler, Charles R. (V)
Sheeler, Charles R., Jr. (V)
Charles R. Sheeler (V)
Sheeler, Charles Rettew (U)
Sheeler (LU,U)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
painter
photographer
sculptor

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Philadelphia (Philadelphia county, Pennsylvania, United States) (inhabited place)
Died:  Dobbs Ferry (Westchester county, New York state, United States) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   1919-1965  New York City (New York state, United States) (inhabited place)
exhibition:   in the New York Armory show, 1913

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
collaborated with ....  Strand, Paul  
................................  (American photographer and filmmaker, 1890-1976) [500003133]
student of ....  Chase, William Merritt  
..................  (American painter and printmaker, 1849-1916) [500115356]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Sheeler, Charles (I)

Biographies:
(American painter and photographer, 1883-1965) ..... [VP Preferred]
(American painter, photographer, 1883-1965) ..... [BHA]
(American photographer and painter; born Philadelphia (Pennsylvania, United States), 1883; died Dobbs Ferry (New York, United States), 1965) ..... [CCA]
(American, 1883-1965) ..... [JPGM]
(American painter, 1883-1965) ..... [PROV]
(American artist, 1883-1965) ..... [WCP]
(American artist, 1883-1965) ..... [WCI]
(American photographer, 1883-1965) ..... [VP]
(American artist, 1883-1965) ..... [WL-Courtauld]
(American sculptor, 1883-1965) ..... [CL-Courtauld]
(American artist, 1883-1965) ..... [AVERY]
(American painter, 1883-1965) ..... [Grove Art]
(artist, 1883-1965) ..... [GRL]
(artist, active 20th century) ..... [GRISC]
(American artist, 1883-1965) ..... [PROV]
(American artist, 1883-1965) ..... [MoMA]
(Unknown artist) ..... [GRISC]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Charles R. Sheeler ........ [VP, WL-Courtauld]
.....................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Charles Sheeler ........ [CCA, GRISC, MoMA Preferred, PROV, VP]
................................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
................................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
................................  J. Paul Getty Museum, collections online (2000-)
................................  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
Sheeler ........ [PROV]
.................  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
Sheeler, Charles ........ [AVERY Preferred, BHA Preferred, CCA Preferred, GRISC Preferred, GRL Preferred, Grove Art Preferred, JPGM Preferred, MoMA, PROV Preferred, VP Preferred, WCP Preferred]
..................................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
..................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
..................................  Encyclopaedia Britannica Online (1994-2001) Accessed 05/29/2002.
..................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
..................................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
..................................  J. Paul Getty Museum, collections online (2000-)
..................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 79067889
..................................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
..................................  M. Knoedler & Co. records, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2012-)
..................................  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
Sheeler, Charles R. ........ [CL-Courtauld Preferred, WCI Preferred, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
.......................................  Witt Computer Index database
.......................................  Witt Library, Authority files
Sheeler, Charles Rettew ........ [Grove Art]
...............................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
Sheeler, Charles R., Jr. ........ [CCA]
................................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database

Subject: ........ [AVERY, BHA, CCA, CL-Courtauld, Gallery Systems, GRISC, GRL, Grove Art, JPGM, MoMA, PROV, VP, WCI, WCP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Auer, Encyclop├ędie des Photographes (1985)
....................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
....................  Eastman House Database [online] (n.d.)
....................  Encyclopaedia Britannica Online (1994-2001) Accessed 05/29/2002.
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n79067889
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Green, American Photography (1984) 165-166
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
....................  J. Paul Getty Museum, collections online (2000-)
....................  LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n79067889
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
....................  M. Knoedler & Co. records, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2012-)
....................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000)
....................  Roark, Catalogue of the Amon Carter Museum Photography Collection (1993) 476
....................  Who Was Who in American Art (1985)
....................  Witt Computer Index database
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, CL-Courtauld, VP, WL-Courtauld]
.......... Encyclopaedia Britannica Online (1994-2001) Accessed 05/29/2002.
.......... LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
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