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Doylestown House - The Stove

Beginning about 1910, Charles Sheeler rented a small eighteenth-century fieldstone house in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, as a weekend retreat. The simple house's unadorned whitewashed walls, cast-iron stove, and narrow wooden staircase appealed to the aspiring modernist, and the images he made of...

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Provenance

Purchased by William H. and Saundra B. Lane from Musya Sheeler, wife of Charles Sheeler, at the time of her husband's death in 1965; gift to the MFA from Saundra B. Lane, December 27, 2002.

Credit Line

Gift of Saundra B. Lane in memory of William H. Lane

1916–17

Dimensions

Sheet: 23.8 x 17.1 cm (9 3/8 x 6 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2002.886

Medium or Technique

Photograph, gelatin silver print

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