THS LOT CONSISTS OF 2 BOOKS: Charles Sheeler: The Paintings & Drawings, 1987 and Charles Sheeler: The Photographs, 1987 (shown)
Charles Sheeler: The Paintings & Drawings. Text by Theodore E. Stebbins and Erica E. Hirshler. New York Graphic Society, Boston, 1987. 192 pp. Large quarto. Hardbound in library protected dust jacket. 60 color, 20 duotone illustrations, 100 figure illustrations. The definitive study of the art of Charles Sheeler, published in conjunction with the first major retrospective in twenty years originating at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. This volume presents Sheeler's geometric rhythms of his industrial paintings and still lifes. It explores his relationship with other artists of the period including Marcel Duchamp.
Charles Sheeler: The Photographs. Text by Theodore E. Stebbins, Jr. and Carol Troyen. New York Graphic Society, Boston, 1987. 132 pp. Large quarto. Hardbound in library protected dust jacket. 85 duotone and tritone illustrations. Explores Sheeler's photography output and relationships with other photographers. Akin to the aesthetics of his painting and drawing, these photographs of his Doylestown house, the Chartres Cathedral, New York scenes, and his 1927 series of the River Rouge, Michigan Ford plant are exquisitely reproduced.
Both books are Fine in Fine dust jackets; some very light wear to lower board edges and rubbing to library jackets being the only slight flaws keeping us from calling them Very Fine.