• Important American Paintings,  auction at Christies

    Sale 2225

    Important American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture

    2 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 20

    Charles Ephraim Burchfield (1893-1967)

    In a Green Dale

    Price Realised  

    Charles Ephraim Burchfield (1893-1967)
    In a Green Dale
    signed and dated 'Charles Burchfield/1917' (lower right)--dated again 'June 23, 1917' and inscribed 'B-221' (on the reverse)
    watercolor, gouache and pencil on paper laid down on board
    21¾ x 18 in. (55.2 x 45.7 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Mr. and Mrs. Theodor Braasch, Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
    Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, 27 October 1977, lot 167.
    Acquired by the present owner from the above.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note the additional provenance for this lot:
    Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, 23 May 1974, lot 57.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE NEW YORK COLLECTION


    Literature

    J.S. Trovato, Charles Burchfield: Catalogue of Paintings in Public and Private Collections, Utica, New York, 1970, p. 61, no. 325.


    Exhibited

    Buffalo, New York, Buffalo State University College, The Charles Burchfield Center, Exhibition in Connection with Burchfield Commemorative Program, October 1, 1967-January 30, 1968.