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Theodor Braasch letters from Charles Burchfield, 1953-1965

Theodor Braasch letters from Charles Burchfield, 1953-1965

Braasch, Theodor

Painter, Watercolorist

Collection Information

Size: 80 items (on 1 microfilm reel)

Summary: Burchfield writes about his paintings, the ideas behind his work, prices his personal life, particularly his illnesses, his feeling about non-objective painting, critics, and museum people. Some of the letters are in the hand of Mrs. Burchfield.

Biographical/Historical Note

Watercolorist and painter; West Seneca, New York.

Provenance

Donated 1975 by Dr. Theodor Braasch, collector of Burchfield's works and friend of Burchfield.

Related Materials

Charles Burchfield papers also located at: Burchfield Center, Buffalo State University College.

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to the lender, Dr. Theodor Braasch, after microfilming.

Alternative Forms Available

Microfilm reel 922 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

How to Cite This Collection

Theodor Braasch letters from Charles Burchfield, 1953-1965. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.