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Still-life painting was of such importance to Sheeler that he wrote an essay on the subject in about 1925 (unpublished, Forbes Watson Papers, Archives of American Art, Reel D56: 1094). In this essay, Sheeler made clear his admiration of Paul Cézanne, whose work he had seen during a...

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The artist; Morton R. Goldsmith, Scarsdale, N. Y. to 1936; Jaap Vandenbergh, North Andover, Mass.; after his death in 1958, by inheritance to his widow, Eva Louise Vandenbergh, who later became Mrs. Ezra Merrill, Mass.; to her estate, 1988; to MFA, 1997, gift of the estate of Eva Louise (Vandenbergh) Merrill.

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Gift of the Estate of Eva Louise Merrill

about 1925


25.08 x 20.32 cm (9 7/8 x 8 in.)

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Oil on canvas