CHARLES EPHRAIM BURCHFIELD (1893-1967)
CHARLES EPHRAIM BURCHFIELD (1893-1967)
CHARLES EPHRAIM BURCHFIELD (1893-1967)
CHARLES EPHRAIM BURCHFIELD (1893-1967)
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CHARLES EPHRAIM BURCHFIELD (1893-1967)

Twin Cupolas

Details
CHARLES EPHRAIM BURCHFIELD (1893-1967)
Twin Cupolas
signed with initials in monogram and dated 'CEB/1929-42' (lower left)
watercolor and pencil on paperboard
15 3/4 x 21 1/4 in. (40 x 53.9 cm.)
Executed in 1929-42.
Provenance
Frank K.M Rehn Galleries, New York.
Kennedy Galleries, Inc., New York.
Private collection, New York, acquired from the above, 1974.
By descent to the present owner.
Literature
J.S. Trovato, Charles Burchfield: Catalogue of Paintings in Public and Private Collections, Utica, New York, 1970, p. 202, no. 965.
J. Tannenbaum, "Charles Burchfield at Kennedy," Arts Magazine, vol. 48, May 1974, pp. 72-73, illustrated (as Secluded House).
C.L. Makowski, Charles Burchfield: An Annotated Bibliography, Lanham, Maryland, 1996, p. 148 (as Secluded House).
Exhibited
New York, Kennedy Galleries, Inc., Charles E. Burchfield: Watercolors, March 27-April 20, 1974, n.p., no. 10, illustrated (as Secluded House).
Further details
We would like to thank Nancy Weekly, Burchfield Scholar at the Burchfield Penney Art Center, for her assistance with cataloguing this lot.

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Lot Essay

The present work depicts a building the artist would have observed from a trolley stop in Gardenville, New York, where he sometimes commuted to his job in Buffalo as a wallpaper designer during the early years of his career.

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