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Charles Ephraim Burchfield

Zinnias

Property from a Private Collection, New York

Charles Ephraim Burchfield

Charles Ephraim Burchfield

Zinnias

Zinnias

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Property from a Private Collection, New York

Charles Ephraim Burchfield

1893 - 1967

Zinnias


signed with the artist's monogram CEB and dated 1947-63 (lower right); also titled and dated again (on the reverse)

watercolor on paperboard

paperboard: 33 by 23 inches (83.8 by 58.4 cm)

framed: 38 by 28 inches (96.5 by 71.1 cm)


We are grateful for the research conducted by Nancy Weekly, Burchfield Scholar, Burchfield Penney Art Center, Buffalo, New York.

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Susan and David Workman, New York, by 1967
Kennedy Galleries, Inc., New York
Acquired by the present owner from the above, 1974
Joseph S. Trovato, Charles Burchfield: Catalogue of Paintings in Public and Private Collections, Utica, New York, 1970, no. 1287, p. 302
Judith Tannenbaum, “Charles Burchfield at Kennedy,” Arts Magazine 48, May 1974, pp. 72-73
Colleen Lahan Makowski, Charles Burchfield: An Annotated Bibliography, Lanham, Maryland, 1996, pp. 79, 148, 179
New York, Frank Rehn Gallery, Burchfield·Hopper·Marsh, May-June 1967
New York, Kennedy Galleries, Inc., Charles E. Burchfield, Watercolors, March-April 1974, no. 14, n.p., illustrated
Roslyn, New York, Nassau County Museum of Art, The Long Island Collections: A Century of Art, 1880-1980, April-July 1982, no. 5
Roslyn, New York, Nassau County Museum of Art, Long Island Collects: the Figure and Landscape, 1870s-1980s, September-December 1990, no. 4, pp. 63, 102, illustrated