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Unformatted text preview: based on the fact that the subject was rather unpopular between the wars. In painting Upper Deck (a portrait of the USS Majestic ) during 1928, Sheeler perfected a method of achieving photographic quality with paint. Accuracy in painting would continue to be his mark, as seen in Steam Turbine . He also transferred his exactness to abstract art. Windows c. 1952 Oil on canvas 32 x 20 1/4 in. (81.3 x 51.4 cm) Steam Turbine, 1939 Oil on canvas, 22 X 18" (55.88 x 45.72 cm.) Amoskeag Canal, 1948 Sheeler (Charles), Upper Deck, 1929...
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- Spring '10
- History of painting, Oil painting, Charles Sheeler, upper deck