The artist; Dr. and Mrs. Michael Watter; with Downtown Gallery, New York; to William H. Lane Foundation, 1954; to MFA, 1990, gift of the William H. Lane Foundation.
Gift of the William H. Lane Foundation
- Charles Sheeler, American, 1883–1965
Sheet: 20.3 x 30.5 cm (8 x 12 in.) Framed: 40 x 50.5 cm (15 3/4 x 19 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Opaque watercolors with graphite underdrawing; the black pigment, although matte in normal light without magnification, consists of coarse particles which have a distinctive sparkle when viewed with microscope