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Charles Ephraim Burchfield (American, 1893-1967) Fallen Tree

Auction:
2399
Lot:
850
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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2399
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 07, 2008 12:00PM

Description:

Charles Ephraim Burchfield (American, 1893-1967)

Fallen Tree, 1944/1954
Monogram signature "CEB" l.l., titled and identified on the reverse,
labels from The Cleveland Museum of Art, Frank K.M. Rehn Galleries, and Los Angeles County Museum affixed to the reverse.
Ink, watercolor, and conté crayon on paper, sheet size 11 x 17 1/4 in. (27.9 x 43.8 cm), framed.
Condition: Laid onto cardstock.

Provenance: Ex-collection Mrs. Andrew S. Keck, Washington, D.C.; sold to benefit an endowment for the Livingston County Historical Society, Genesco, New York.

Exhibitions: "Charles Burchfield," Whitney Museum of American Art, January 11-February 26, 1956; The Baltimore Museum of Art, March 14-April 22, 1956; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, May 9-June 17, 1956; San Francisco Museum of Art, July 11-August 19, 1956; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, September 5-October 14, 1956; The Phillips Gallery, Washington, D.C., November 4-December 11, 1956; The Cleveland Museum of Art, January 3-February 10, 1957.

Literature: Baur, John I.H., Charles Burchfield, New York: The MacMillan Company, 1956, (illus. p. 74); Baur, John I.H. and Rosalind Irvine, Charles Burchfield, (exhibition catalogue), New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 1956, p. 18, Entry #112.

Estimate $15,000-25,000

No apparent tears or restored tears.

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Charles Ephraim Burchfield, Whitney Museum of American Art, Whitney Museum, Washington, D.C., Los Angeles County Museum, The Cleveland Museum of Art, Frank K.M. Rehn Galleries, Livingston County Historical Society, Andrew S. Keck, Genesco, Cleveland, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Baltimore Museum of Art, Cleveland Museum, Phillips Gallery, San Francisco Museum of Art, Los Angeles County, Museum of Art, MacMillan Company, Rosalind Irvine

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