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Sheeler, an avant-garde painter and photographer during the first half of the twentieth century, is best-known for his crisp, meticulous paintings of industrial or man-made subjects (see "Fugue," 40.780). But he also rendered rural landscapes and barns, still lifes (see "Three White Tulips,"...

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Inscription

Lower right: Sheeler 1927.

Provenance

The artist; Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, 1931; with Downtown Gallery, New York; to William H. Lane (1914-1995), 1954; to WIlliam H. Lane Foundation, 1954; to MFA, 1990, gift of the William H. Lane Foundation.

Credit Line

Gift of the William H. Lane Foundation

1927

Dimensions

76.2 x 63.82 cm (30 x 25 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

1990.441

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

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