Peace at Christmas, between 1917 and 1947

  • Charles Ephraim Burchfield, American, 1893-1967

Watercolor, gouache, graphite and/or charcoal on five seamed sheets of paper fully mounted to a heavy paperboard

  • Sheet: 25 1/8 × 35 inches (63.8 × 88.9 cm)

Gift of Christine and George Strumbos

2012.126

Signed and dated, in black watercolor, lower right: [artist's monogram] | 1917-47

Inscribed, in pencil, center, verso: Dec. 15, 1917 Inscribed, vertically, along lower right edge, verso: 1917+ Inscribed, in red pencil over the vertical date and in a different orientation: 12 (circled) Inscribed, upside-down, center top edge, verso: 182 Inscribed, in blue magic marker, vertically, upper right: #470 (circled) Inscribed, in pencil, to the right of the number in blue marker: [either E I or an underscored M or a W with a - above it]

Christine and George Strumbos

2012-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Charles Ephraim Burchfield, Peace at Christmas, between 1917 and 1947, watercolor, gouache, graphite and/or charcoal on five seamed sheets of paper fully mounted to a heavy paperboard. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Christine and George Strumbos, 2012.126.