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. Photo-illustrated wrappers. 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. A just about Very Fine copy with a slight crease to spine being the only flaw.
Charles Sheeler: The Photographs. Text by Theodore E. Stebbins, Jr. and Carol Troyen. New York Graphic Society, Boston, 1987. 132 pp. Large quarto. Photo-illustrated wrappers. 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. A Fine copy with some scratching to front wrapper and very light bump to tail.