Artist Charles Sheeler, American, 1883-1965
Title
  • Home, Sweet Home
Date 1931
Medium oil on canvas
Dimensions Unframed: 36 × 29 inches (91.4 × 73.7 cm)
Framed: 43 3/8 × 36 1/8 × 2 1/4 inches (110.2 × 91.8 × 5.7 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Robert H. Tannahill
Accession Number 45.455
Department American Art before 1950
On View Modern N2EE, Level 2 (see map)
Signed Signed and dated, lower right: Sheeler 1931
1932-1945, Robert H. Tannahill (Grosse Pointe Farms, MI), purchased from the Downtown Gallery (New York)
1945-present, Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA), gift of Robert H. Tannahill.
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Bulletin of the DIA 25, 3 (1946): no. 21.

Handbook of the DIA. Detroit, 1971, p. 174.

Fillin-Yeh, S. “Charles Sheeler’s American Interiors.” Antiques (April 1987): p. 834 (pl. 11).

Lucic, K. “Charles Sheeler and Henry Ford: A Craft Heritage for the Machine Age.” Bulletin of the DIA 65, 1 (1989): pp. 37-47 (ill.).

Burdan, Amanda C. Rural Modern: American Art Beyond the City. Exh. cat., Brandywine River Museum of Art. Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, 2016, pp. 54-55 (fig. 7).

Le Peinture Americaine des Annees 1930: The Age of Anxiety. Exh. cat., musee d'l'Orangerie. Paris, 2016, pp.98 -103, (fig. 55).