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Charles Burchfield letter to Alan M. Pensler

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Creator:
Burchfield, Charles Ephraim, 1893-1967
Pensler, Alan, 1893-1967
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1966 Aug. 3
Place of publication, production, or execution:
No place, unknown, or undetermined
Physical Description:
Letter : 6 p. : handwritten ; 21 x 16 cm.
Summary:
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.
Provenance:
Donated 2011 by Alan M. Pensler whose family owned the painting The shed.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)14678
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