25 September 2008
Charles Ephraim Burchfield (1893-1967)
Plowing in November
signed and dated 'Chas Burchfield 1926' (lower right)
watercolor on paper laid down on board
19½ x 27½ in. (48.3 x 71.1 cm.)
Kennedy Galleries, New York.
Doyle, New York, 30 November 2005, lot 269.
Acquired by the present owner from the above.
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J.S. Trovato, Charles Burchfield: Catalogue of Paintings in Public and Private Collections, Utica, New York, 1970, p. 122, no. 707.
Please note this lot will be offered with no reserve.
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