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Charles Ephraim Burchfield letter to Louise Burchfield, 1933

Charles Ephraim Burchfield letter to Louise Burchfield, 1933

Burchfield, Charles Ephraim, 1893-1967

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Title: Charles Ephraim Burchfield letter to Louise Burchfield

Date: 1933

Physical Details: Letter : 1 folded sheet : various media ; folded to 16 x 11 cm.

Description: Burchfield writes to his sister Louise and references upcoming plans for Christmas and the untimely deaths of Burchfield's sister, Frances and mother, Alice (they died June 13 and June 23, 1933, respectively).

Burchfield has reproduced a detail of his watercolor Winter bouquet on the front of the folded sheet. He writes that he originally created a woodcut of Winter bouquet but did not feel that it was "Burchfieldesque" enough and he instead made a watercolor.

Creator: Burchfield, Charles Ephraim, 1893-1967

Forms part of: Miscellaneous manuscripts collection

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation: Charles Ephraim Burchfield letter to Louise Burchfield, 1933. Miscellaneous manuscripts collection. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Availability: This item has been digitally reformatted. It is available by requesting an appointment in the Archives of American Art's reading rooms, or in certain situations as a Reproduction Request.

Digital ID: 12689