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Charles Sheeler

AKA Charles Rettew Sheeler, Jr.

Born: 16-Jul-1883
Birthplace: Philadelphia, PA
Died: 7-May-1965
Location of death: Dobbs Ferry, NY
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Painter, Photographer

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: American modernist painter, precisionist

Father: Charles Rettew Sheeler
Mother: Mary Cunningham
Wife: Katharine Shaffer (m. 1921, d. 1933 cancer)
Wife: Musya Metas Sokolova (m. 1939, d. 1981)

    University: School of Industrial Art, Philadelphia (1900-03)
    University: Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts (1903-06)

    Condé Nast Staff Photographer (1926-29)
    Norman Wait Harris Prize 1945
    Armory Show
    Stroke 1960

Selected paintings:
Church Street (1919)
Upper Deck (1929)
American (1931)
The Upstairs (1938)

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