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    Sale 2171

    Important American Paintings, Drawings, and Sculpture

    20 May 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 5

    Charles Ephraim Burchfield (1893-1967)

    Trees in Winter

    Price Realised  

    Charles Ephraim Burchfield (1893-1967)
    Trees in Winter
    signed and dated 'Chas Burchfield/1916' (lower right)--dated 'Nov 24 1916' and inscribed 'Snowflurries thru trees' (on the reverse)
    watercolor, gouache and pencil on paper
    14 x 20 in. (35.6 x 50.8 cm.)


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    Provenance

    ACA Galleries, New York.
    James Goodman Gallery, Inc., New York.
    Kennedy Galleries, Inc., New York, 1970.
    Private collection, Florida.
    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, p. 38, no. 50.
    J.I.H. Baur, The Inlander: Life and Work of Charles Burchfield, 1893-1967, Newark, Delaware, 1982, pp. 40-41, fig. 18, illustrated.