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Charles Ephraim Burchfield
THE CHRISTMAS CHIMNEY
Estimate
30,00050,000
LOT SOLD. 23,750 USD
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Charles Ephraim Burchfield
THE CHRISTMAS CHIMNEY
Estimate
30,00050,000
LOT SOLD. 23,750 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

American Art

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Charles Ephraim Burchfield
1893 - 1967
THE CHRISTMAS CHIMNEY
signed with monogram CEB (lower right) and titled "THE CHRISTMAS CHIMNEY" (lower center beneath the mat)
watercolor and pencil on paper
image: 18 1/4 by 14 inches (46.4 by 35.6 cm)
sheet: 21 by 16 1/2 inches (53.3 by 41.9 cm)
Executed in 1950.
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We are grateful for the research conducted by Nancy Weekly, Burchfield Scholar, Burchfield Penney Art Center, Buffalo, New York.

Provenance

Kennedy Galleries, New York, 1976
Private collection (probably acquired from the above)
Acquired by the present owner from the above, 1979

Exhibited

New York, Kennedy Galleries, Charles E. Burchfield: Visual Music, October-November 1976, no. 33, illustrated n.p.

Literature

Robert Gober, Heat Waves in a Swamp: The Paintings of Charles Burchfield, Los Angeles, California, 2009, Christmas card illustrated p. 101
Nancy Tobin Willig, "Burchfield Exhibit Opens in Gotham," Buffalo Courier-Express, November 15, 1976, illustrated n.p.

Catalogue Note

According to Charles Burchfield scholar Nancy Weekly: "The Christmas Chimney was rendered as a Christmas card and was published by the American Artists Group, N.Y., No. D68-45, issued 1951. During his lifetime, Burchfield permitted the reproduction of fourteen of his paintings as Christmas cards."

American Art

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New York