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Ladle on a Hot Metal Car, Ford Plant

A work made of gelatin silver print.

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  • A work made of gelatin silver print.

Date:

1927

Artist:

Charles Sheeler
American, 1883–1965

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Photography and Media

Artist

Charles Sheeler

Title

Ladle on a Hot Metal Car, Ford Plant

Place

United States (Artist's nationality:)

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Made 1927

Medium

Gelatin silver print

Inscriptions

No markings on recto or verso of print; stamped piece of cardboard affixed to mount recto, lower center, in light blue ink: "Charles Sheeler/ 310 East 44th Street/ New York"; stamped piece of cardboard affixed to mount recto, lower center, in light blue ink: "JULIEN LEVY GALLERY / 602 MADISON AVENUE / NEW YORK CITY"; inscribed piece of cardboard affixed to mount recto, lower center, in graphite: "# 015"

Dimensions

24 × 19.1 cm (9 1/2 × 7 9/16 in.)

Credit Line

Julien Levy Collection, Special Photography Acquisition Fund

Reference Number

1979.112

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