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Charles Ephraim Burchfield letter to Louise Burchfield

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Creator:
Burchfield, Charles Ephraim, 1893-1967
Burchfield, Louise, 1893-1967
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1933
Place of publication, production, or execution:
No place, unknown, or undetermined
Physical Description:
Letter : 1 folded sheet : various media ; folded to 16 x 11 cm.
Summary:
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.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
Topic:
Condolence notes
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)12689
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