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    Sale 2003

    Important American Paintings, Drawings And Sculpture

    21 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 18

    Charles Burchfield (1893-1967)

    Sunflower

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Charles Burchfield (1893-1967)
    Sunflower
    signed and dated 'Chas Burchfield/Aug. 15, 1915' (lower right)--dated again and inscribed 'Summer' (on the reverse)
    watercolor and pencil on paper
    20 x 14 in. (50.8 x 35.6 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Dr. Stephen Goodyear, New York.
    A. Conger Goodyear.
    Mr. and Mrs. A.R. Gurney, Jr.
    Frank K.M. Rehn Galleries, New York.
    Acquired by the present owner from the above.


    Literature

    J.S. Trovato, Charles Burchfield: Catalogue of Paintings in Public and Private Collections, Utica, New York, 1970, pp. 33-34, no. 29, illustrated.
    M. Baigell, Charles Burchfield, New York, 1976, pp. 64-65, illustrated.