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Sale 0920 Lot 26

American (1893-1967)
Steel Mill Homes (Blast Furnace)
watercolor on paper, signed and dated lower right "C. Burchfield 1919"
18 1/4 x 31 3/8 inches (sight)

Provenance: Harry Spiro, New York, New York; Kennedy Galleries, New York, New York; Private Collection, Connecticut.

Exhibitions: Kevorkian Gallery, New York, New York, February 16 -28, 1920; The University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, "Charles Burchfield, His Golden Year, a Retrospective Exhibition of Watercolors, Oils and Graphics," November 14 - January 9, 1966; Munson Williams Proctor Institute Museum of Art, Utica, New York, "The Nature of Charles Burchfield - A Memorial Exhibition," April 9 - May 31, 1970.

Literature: Joseph Trovato, "Charles Burchfield, Catalogue of Paintings in Public and Private Collections," (Utica, New York: 1970), cat. no. 530; John I.H. Baur, "The Inlander: Life and Work of Charles Burchfield, 1893-1967," (Newark, New Jersey: University of Delaware Press, 1984), fig. 73, p. 99 (illus.).

Other Notes: Click to read the accompanying essay for this lot.

Tags: works on paper, 20th century, modernism, regionalism, factory scene, urban, industrial

Estimate $50,000-75,000      Sold for US$75,000

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