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Charles Burchfield letter to Helen C. Schultz, 1961 Mar. 15

Burchfield, Charles Ephraim, 1893-1967

Painter, Draftsmen (artists), Illustrator

Overview

Collection Information

Size: 3 Pages (on partial microfilm reel)

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

Biographical/Historical Note

Watercolorist and painter; West Seneca, New York.

Provenance

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.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 4909 (fr. 937-941) available at Archives of American Art and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on 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.

How to Cite This Collection

Charles Burchfield letter to Helen C. Schultz, 1961 Mar. 15. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.