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Charles Sheeler, Edward Steichen and John Marin

Charles Sheeler, Edward Steichen and John Marin

Marin, John

Item Information

Physical Details: 1 photographic print : b&w ; image 17 x 24 cm. on board 28 x 38 cm.

Description: Identification: (L-R) Charles Sheeler, Edward Steichen and John Marin.

Identification on accompanying note (typed): John Marin (1870-1953). Steichen, Sheeler, and Marin shown here, were long-time friends. Marin was an architect before taking up painting. He lived in Europe from 1905-1910, where he studied the work of Cezanne and the Cubists. Back in the United States, he developed an original technique in water color, a use of the flat paper surface exploding into dynamic scenes of the Maine coast and New York skyscrapers.

Creator: Marin, John

Forms part of: Charles Sheeler papers, circa 1840s-1966, bulk 1923-1965

Digital ID: 2583