August, 1931

  • Charles Ephraim Burchfield, American, 1893-1967

Watercolor, graphite pencil, and brush and black ink or gouache on paper mounted on board

  • Sheet: 32 1/2 × 47 3/4 inches (82.6 × 121.3 cm)
  • Framed: 41 3/8 × 56 7/16 × 2 1/2 inches (105.1 × 143.4 × 6.4 cm)

Gift of Mrs. Lillian Henkel Haass

59.21

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Graphite
  • Paper (fiber product)
  • Ink
  • Gouache
  • Watercolor
  • Watercolor
  • Landscape (representation)
  • Board, fiber
  • Horses

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Signed and dated, lower right: [artist's monogram] CB | 1931

Provenance

1959-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Published References

Glowacki, Ralph. Bulletin of the DIA, 39,1 (1959-1960): pp. 15-16 (ill.). Watercolors and Oils by Charles Burchfield. Exh. cat., Carnegie Institute. Pittsburgh,1938, no. 47. American Landscape, 1760-1960. Exh. cat., Flint Institute of Arts. Flint, Michigan, 1960. Charles E. Burchfield: His Golden Years. Exh. cat., University of Arizona Art Gallery. Tucson, 1966, no. 45 (ill.). Tabakoff, S. Arts and Crafts in Detroit. Exh. cat., Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1977, no. 221, p. 176 (ill.).

Rights Status

Reproduced with permission of the Charles E. Burchfield Foundation.

Charles Ephraim Burchfield, August, 1931, watercolor, graphite pencil, and brush and black ink or gouache on paper mounted on board. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. Lillian Henkel Haass, 59.21.