Lot 6: CHARLES EPHRAIM BURCHFIELD | Sunset
October 20, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: watercolor and gouache over pencil on paper
Watercolor and gouache over pencil on paper. Recto: In good condition. Work presents well and the reds and oranges are vibrant. Verso: Areas of residual tape from prior matting at corners and surface dirt. Hinged at upper edge by two pieces of cloth tape.
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Bernard Danenberg Galleries, New York
Private Collection, New York
Sale: Sotheby's, New York, March 31, 1994, lot 449
Acquired from the above sale by the present owner
Dimensions: 11 5/8 by 8 1/2 inches
Exhibited: New York, Bernard Danenberg Galleries; Boston, Adelson Galleries, Interpretations of Nature, an Exhibition and Sale of Early Watercolors by Charles Burchfield, 1970, no. 33, p. 10
Literature: Joseph S. Trovato, Charles Burchfield: Catalogue of Paintings in Public and Private Collections, New York, 1970, no. 1408, p. 366
Medium: watercolor and gouache over pencil on paper