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Charles Burchfield

The Butterfly Tree

Auction Closed

November 15, 10:48 PM GMT


300,000 - 500,000 USD

Lot Details


Charles Burchfield

1893 - 1967

The Butterfly Tree

signed with the monogram and dated 1960 (lower right)

watercolor and pencil on paper

15 ½ by 19 ½ in.

39.4 by 49.5 cm.

Executed in 1960.

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

Burchfield Family Collection
Kennedy Galleries, New York
Arthur and Holly Magill (acquired form the above in 1982)
Sotheby's New York, 30 November 2000, lot 70 (consigned by the above)
Acquired from the above by the present owner
Joseph S. Trovato, Charles Burchfield: Catalogue of Paintings in Public and Private Collections, Utica, New York, 1970, no. 1206, p. 282
J. Benjamin Townsend, ed., Charles Burchfield's Journals: The Poetry of Place, Albany, New York, 1993, no. 70, p. 525