Lot 21
  • 21

Charles Ephraim Burchfield 1893 - 1967

100,000 - 150,000 USD
110,500 USD
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  • Charles Ephraim Burchfield
  • A Small Town
  • signed Chas. Burchfield and dated 1918, l.r.; also inscribed "A Small Town" / (An imaginary composition / based on houses in Salem / and surrounding towns) / June 1918 on the reverse
  • watercolor and pencil on joined paper laid down on board


Frank K.M. Rehn Galleries, New York
Acquired by the present owners from the above, 1959


New York, Frank K.M. Rehn Galleries, Early Watercolors by Charles Burchfield 1917-1918 Period, November-December 1939
Buffalo, New York, Albright-Knox Gallery, Charles Burchfield: Early Watercolors, April-May 1963
New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, The Friends Collect, May-June 1964 (as Imaginary Village)
Tucson, Arizona, The University of Arizona Art Gallery, Charles Burchfield: His Golden Year: A Retrospective Exhibition of Watercolors, Oils and Graphics, November 1965-January 1966


Joseph S. Trovato, Charles Burchfield: Catalogue of Paintings in Public and Private Collections, Utica, New York, 1970, p. 78, no. 446