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Chartres, Flying Buttresses
  • Charles Sheeler
    born: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States ; died: Dobbs Ferry, New York, United States ; active: United States, France
  • Chartres, Flying Buttresses, 1929
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 33.7 x 25.7 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 13 1/4 x 10 1/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 25 x 20 in
  • Museum purchase: Barbara Benton Wescoe Fund (by exchange) and Helen Foresman Spencer Art Acquisiton Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2003.0070

Black-and-white image of five flying buttresses shot from the south porch of Chartres Cathedral.