Lot 2
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Charles Burchfield 1893 - 1967

60,000 - 80,000 USD
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  • Charles Burchfield
  • The Bower
  • Signed Chas. Burchfield and dated 1917 (lower right); also titled and dated The Bower/Aug 5, 1917/B-261 on the reverse
  • Watercolor and colored pencil on paper mounted on board
  • 21 3/4 by 18 inches
  • (55.3 by 45.7 cm)
  • Executed August 5, 1917.


Estate of Flora Whitney Miller, Old Westbury, New York (and sold: Sotheby's, New York, May 28, 1987, lot 324, illustrated)
Acquired at the above sale by A. Alfred Taubman


New York, Frank K.M. Rehn Galleries, Early Watercolors by Charles Burchfield, 1917-1918 Period, November-December 1939
New York, Whitney Museum of American Art; Baltimore, Maryland, The Baltimore Museum of Art; Boston, Massachusetts, Museum of Fine Arts; San Francisco, California, San Francisco Museum of Art; Los Angeles, California, Los Angeles County Museum; Washington, D.C., The Phillips Gallery; Cleveland, Ohio, The Cleveland Museum of Art, Charles Burchfield—Exhibition and Catalogue by the Whitney Museum of American Art, January 1956-February 1957, no. 10
Columbus, Ohio, Columbus Museum of Art; Laguna Beach, California, Laguna Museum of Art, The Early Works of Charles E. Burchfield, 1915-1921, December 1987-April 1988, no. 43, illustrated p. 50


Joseph S. Trovato, Charles Burchfield: Catalogue of Paintings in Public and Private Collections, Utica, New York, 1970, no. 351, p. 64