Lot 91
  • 91

Charles Ephraim Burchfield 1893 - 1967

Estimate
15,000 - 25,000 USD
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Description

  • Charles Ephraim Burchfield
  • Backyards
  • signed Chas. Burchfield¬†and dated June 1915 (lower right)
  • watercolor and pencil on paper mounted on board
  • 20 by 13 7/8 inches
  • (50.8 by 35.2 cm)

Provenance

Dana E. Tillou Fine Paintings & Antiques, Buffalo, New York
Berry-Hill Galleries, New York
Richard L. Feigen & Co., New York
Bernadette and William M.B. Berger, Denver, Colorado, 1997 (acquired from the above)

Condition

This work is in very good condition and the colors are quite fresh. The sheet has been mounted on board by the artist. There are artist's pinholes in all four corners, a small original paper loss at the bottom right corner and mat burn along all four extreme edges.
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