Archives of American Art

Charles Burchfield letter to Helen C. Schultz

Collection ID:
Burchfield, Charles Ephraim, 1893-1967
1961 Mar. 15
Physical Description:
3 Pages
(on partial microfilm reel)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Burchfield responds to Schultz's letter of appreciation regarding his paintings "Radiant Springtime" and "Four Seasons."

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Watercolorist and painter; West Seneca, New York.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 4909 (fr. 937-941) available at Archives of American Art and through interlibrary loan.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by Harold A. Schultz, widower of Helen C. Schultz, 1992. According to to the donor, although Schultz's letter to Burchfield has not survived, she was probably moved to write Burchfield about the paintings after viewing them at the 1957 and 1961 Contemporary American Painting and Sculpture exhibitions at the University of Illinois. In 1961, the Krannert Art Museum purchased "Four Seasons" for its permanent collection.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

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