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Charles Rettew Sheeler, Jr
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Birth: Jul. 16, 1883
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: May 7, 1965
Dobbs Ferry
Westchester County
New York, USA

Modernist painter, photographer. Only child of Charles Rettew and Mary Cunningham Sheeler. Attended School of Industrial Art (now the University of the Arts), Philadelphia (1900-03) and Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts (1903-06). In 1920, he collaborated with photographer Paul Strand on the short film Manhatta. Condé Nast Staff Photographer (1926-29). Norman Wait Harris Prize, 1945.

He married Katharine Shaffer in 1921; in 1933 she died of cancer.

He married Musya Metas Sokolova in 1939. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Musya Metas Sokolova Sheeler (1908 - 1981)
 
Burial:
Sleepy Hollow Cemetery
Sleepy Hollow
Westchester County
New York, USA
 
Created by: Margaret Orthodox
Record added: Jul 23, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 55326942
Charles Rettew Sheeler, Jr
Added by: Margaret Orthodox
 
Charles Rettew Sheeler, Jr
Added by: Margaret Orthodox
 
Charles Rettew Sheeler, Jr
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Thanks for all the great photographs; the great oils; the beautiful memories of all times pass and passing. Each day we learn from those around us and those who have left their finger prints in the sand
- tom
 Added: Apr. 26, 2011
 
 
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