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Charles Burchfield

[American Scene Painter, 1893-1967]

• Also known as:  Charles Ephraim Burchfield
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Original works by Charles Burchfield available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteBurchfield-Penney Art Center at Buffalo State College
Museum dedicated to the art and vision of Charles Burchfield and other regional artists

Notable SiteDallas Museum of Art, Texas   NEW!
(There is a "Download" link for zooming in on some works, but confusingly this may take a while to become active)

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Includes a biography of the artist

Notable SiteCharles Burchfield at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.

Notable SiteThe Phillips Collection, Washington D.C.
10 works online

Notable SiteWhitney Museum of American Art, New York City

Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts

Akron Art Museum, Ohio   NEW!
(Click on the "View objects by this artist" link)

Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Maine (Zoomable)
From Clingman's Dome, No. 2, watercolor, 1915

Brauer Museum of Art at Valparaiso University, Indiana

Canton Museum of Art, Ohio
Cicada Spirit

Canton Museum of Art, Ohio
September Afterglow

Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
15 works online

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Currier Gallery of Art, New Hampshire

Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, New York
Six O'Clock, 1936

Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland, Maine
Gray Day, 1916

Figge Art Museum, Davenport, Iowa

Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art at the University of Oklahoma
Cottage in the Woods

Hammer Museum, California
Heat Waves in a Swamp: The Paintings of Charles Burchfield

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.   NEW!

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, Missouri
Night Scene, 1919

Lauren Rogers Museum of Art, Laurel, Mississippi

Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!

Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, New York
Cat-Eyed House
Springtime in the Pool

Midwest Museum of American Art, Elkhart, Indiana
Summer Morning, watercolor, ca.1917

Mint Museum of Art, North Carolina
Landscape with Trees and Dandelions

Museum of the National Academy of Design, New York City
Goldenrod in November, 1952

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia

Philadelphia Museum of Art   NEW!

Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

Samek Art Gallery at Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania

San Diego Museum of Art, California   NEW!

Smith College Museum of Art, Massachusetts

Southern Alleghenies Museum, Pennsylvania

Springfield Museum of Art, Ohio

Terra Foundation for American Art, Chicago   NEW!
Crows in March, 1951
Dream of a Fantasy Flower, 1960-66

The Huntington Library, California

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid   NEW!
(Images are zoomable; click on the "expand" icon below the detail image)

Tweed Museum of Art at the University of Minnesota, Duluth
Early December Snow, 1945

Virtual Museum of Canada
Orion in December, 1959

Walker Art Center, Minnesota

Westmoreland Museum of American Art, Greensburg, Pennsylvania

Wichita Art Museum, Kansas
5 works online

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Smithsonian American Art Museum National Art Inventories
List of works nationwide from two sources: the Inventory of American Paintings Executed before 1914 and the Inventory of American Sculpture (only a few percent of listings have an accompanying image)

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Art Signature Dictionary   NEW!

Christie's Past Sale Archive
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteCharles Burchfield at The Artchive

Notable SiteCharles Burchfield at The Athenaeum
34 works online

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
(a welcome screen is displayed for a couple of seconds before the search results appear)

California State University WorldImages Database

Charles Burchfield at CGFA

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

University of Michigan Fine Art Slides
Coal Mine - End of the Day

University of Michigan Fine Art Slides
Gateway to September

University of Michigan Fine Art Slides
Pioneer Evening

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Notable SiteBurchfield Homestead Society

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Charles Burchfield  
Note: The full version of the article is available only if you follow this link. If you bookmark the article and return later, or if you navigate directly to the Britannica website, you will see a 100-word preview only. Troubleshooting

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Antiques & Fine Art Magazine
Tents at Twilight (Camp Jackson, S.C.), 1918

Antiques & Fine Art Magazine
Untitled (Old farm house by side of road), ca.1930

Resource Library Magazine
Summer Landscape, ca.1916

Resource Library Magazine
Charles Burchfield at Reynolda House Museum of American Art

Resource Library Magazine
Life Cycles: The Charles E. Burchfield Collection

Resource Library Magazine

Resource Library Magazine
Charles Burchfield at the National Museum of American Art

Charles Burchfield at the Smithsonian Archives of American Art, Washington D.C.
1959 interview from the Oral History project (with sound clip)

Tate Gallery, London, UK
Biography only

The New York Observer
"Charles Burchfield: In Macabre Painting, Dark Introspection", article by Hilton Kramer

The Village Voice
"Mystic Cryptic Revelations", 2005 article by Jerry Saltz

"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
Look Inside Books:Selections from the books listed below are scanned in, in high res. Text is clearly readable and art reproductions vary from so-so to excellent. Don't miss the fact that you can usually zoom in via the "View" drop-down menu, along the top row of Amazon's Online Reader.            
Search Inside Books:Same as "Look Inside", except that the entire book is scanned in, and the text is fully searchable. This is an unbelievable resource, for research and especially for previewing a book when making the decision to buy.
Note: Some "Search Inside" features are limited to people signed in to an account which has previously made a purchase at Amazon.
look inside

Paintings of Charles Burchfield: North by Midwest

look inside

Charles E. Burchfield: The Late Years and Selected Earlier Works


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