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Thunderheads in June

Artist:
Charles Burchfield (American, Ashtabula Harbor, Ohio 1893–1967 West Seneca, New York)
Date:
1915
Medium:
Watercolor, gouache, and graphite on paper, mounted on cardboard
Dimensions:
14 x 20 in. (35.6 x 50.8 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Howard Isermann, 1997
Accession Number:
1997.322
Not on view
Inscription: Signed and dated (lower right): CE BURCHFIELD - /June 1915
the artist (1915–at least 1963); [Frank K. M. Rehn Gallery, New York]; private collection; [Kennedy Galleries, New York, until 1987]; Mr. and Mrs. Howard Isermann, Livingston, N. J. and Sarasota, Fla. (1987–97; jointly with MMA, 1997–2003; their gift to MMA)

Buffalo. Albright-Knox Art Gallery. "Charles Burchfield: Early Watercolors," April 24–May 19, 1963, no. 6.

New York. Kennedy Galleries. "Burchfield's Seasons," April 28–May 28, 1982, no. 5.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Charles Burchfield from the Collection," October 27, 1998–February 28, 1999, no catalogue.

Joseph S. Trovato. Charles Burchfield: Catalogue of Paintings in Public and Private Collections. Utica, N. Y., 1970, p. 32, no. 18, states that it was in the artist's collection in 1963; tentatively identifies it as no. 9 in Ref. Straus 1942.



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