Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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Architectural Cadences,

Screenprint on cream wove paper

Print impression quality: Very good

Dimensions (Image): 158 x 221 mm (6.2 x 8.7 in.)

Dimensions (Sheet): 272 x 228 mm (10.7 x 9 in.)

Edition: Unsigned printer’s proof; edition was at least 100. Stamped verso with Tiber Press logo and printer’s stamp “F.V.” below; the printer was Floriano Vecchi, according to Charles Young. Also according to Charles Young, this image served as the frontispiece to catalogue “Charles Sheeler, A Retrospective Exhibition” (Art Galleries of the University of California, Los Angeles, October 1954). The margins of 100 impressions were trimmed and the print was tipped in to the exhibition catalogue. This was the last of the artist’s six prints.

Accession number: 1995.41.2

Friends of the Davison Art Center funds donated by John R. Jakobson (B.A. Wesleyan 1952, LL.D. 1989, Trustee 1971–1985), 1995

Bibliography: Martin Gordon (checklist) no. 6; Acton, Spectrum of Innovation: Color in American Printmaking (1990), no. 84, p. 214, and reproduction; Kristy Bryce and Carol Troyen, Charles Sheeler Prints: A Catalogue Raisonné (New York: Craig F. Starr Gallery, 2008), no. 6.

Work Type: print

Related Works: The print is after an oil painting of the same title (Whitney Museum).

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