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Charles Burchfield letter to Alan M. Pensler, 1966 Aug. 3

Charles Burchfield letter to Alan M. Pensler, 1966 Aug. 3

Burchfield, Charles Ephraim, 1893-1967

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Title: Charles Burchfield letter to Alan M. Pensler

Date: 1966 Aug. 3

Physical Details: Letter : 6 p. : handwritten ; 21 x 16 cm.

Description: Burchfield describes how he happened to paint The Shed, explaining: "I often say that I do not choose my subjects for my pictures, that they choose me ..."

Letter is six pages on three sheets of paper.

Creator: Burchfield, Charles Ephraim, 1893-1967

Forms part of: Miscellaneous manuscripts collection

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation: Charles Burchfield letter to Alan M. Pensler, 1966 Aug. 3. Miscellaneous manuscripts collection. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 14678