Archives of American Art

Charles E. Burchfield letter and exhibition catalog

Collection ID:
Burchfield, Charles Ephraim, 1893-1967
1941 and undated
Physical Description:
2 Items

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
A photocopy of a letter from Charles Burchfield, circa 1959, including his explanation of the medium and subject matter of his watercolor "Great Cloud Shadow." The explanation accompanied the painting which the Wadsworth Atheneum acquired in 1960 from the Frank K.M. Rehn Gallery. Also found is an exhibition catalog, 1941.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Charles Burchfield (1893-1967) was a watercolorist and painter; West Seneca, New York.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 2787 (frames 719-729) available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1960 by the Wadsworth Atheneum via Charles Cunningham.

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.

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