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all by later hands: lower left verso in graphite: 39.832; all on mount: upper center verso in graphite: 11 1/4; center verso: William H. Lane Foundation label with typed additions: Charles Sheeler / Stairwell / 1915 Photo 9 1/2 x 6 1/2; National Collection of Fine Arts label with typed additions: T.L.47.1968.1110 / Charles Sheeler / Stairwell / Lent anonymously; 11 (circled); left center verso in graphite: 15; lower left verso in graphite: 66 7/8 x 16 1/4 / L95.3.65


Mrs. Saundra Lane, Lunenburg, MA; purchased with funds donated from the New Century Fund by NGA, 1998.

Associated Names

Lane, Saundra, Mrs.

Exhibition History

Photographs from the Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1999.
Art for the Nation: Collecting for a New Century, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2000-2001.


Friedman, Martin. Charles Sheeler. New York, 1975: p. 24.
Stebbins, Theodore E., Jr., and Norman Keyes, Jr. Charles Sheeler: The Photographs. Exh. cat. Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, 1987: pl. 19.
Lucic, Karen. Charles Sheeler in Doylestown: American Modernism and the Pennsylvania Tradition. Exh. cat. Allentown Art Museum. Allentown (Pennsylvania), 1997: pl. 9.

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