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 Charles Rettew Sheeler Jr.

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Charles Rettew Sheeler Jr.

Birth
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death
7 May 1965 (aged 81)
Dobbs Ferry, Westchester County, New York, USA
Burial
Sleepy Hollow, Westchester County, New York, USA
Memorial ID
55326942 View Source

Modernist painter and lithographer, photographer, and designer. Only child of Charles Rettew and Mary Cunningham Sheeler. Attended the School of Industrial Art (now the University of the Arts) (1900-03) and the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts (1903-06), both in Philadelphia. 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.

Modernist painter and lithographer, photographer, and designer. Only child of Charles Rettew and Mary Cunningham Sheeler. Attended the School of Industrial Art (now the University of the Arts) (1900-03) and the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts (1903-06), both in Philadelphia. 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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