7 March 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 29,800
Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 25,000
Charles Ephraim Burchfield (1893-1967)
Song of the Telegraph
signed with monogram and dated 'CEB 1952' (lower right)
ink, crayon, pencil and wash on paper
8¾ x 12½ in. (22.2 x 34.3 cm.)
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The present work relates to the artist's full-scale watercolor composition by the same title (1953).
Private collection, Detroit, Michigan, acquired from the above, circa 1962.
By descent to the present owner.
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