CHARLES E. BURCHFIELD:
Original vintage portrait photograph, 9 3/4 inches H [22.1 cm.] x 6 5/8 inches W [16.8 cm.] Mounted to tan board, 13 7/8 inches x 11 inches. Boldly signed by the artist in full and with his distinctive monogram beneath the image.
On the reverse is the stamp of "Peter A. Juley & Son - Photographers of Fine Arts - Since 1898 - 225 West 57th Street - New York City." Dated in ink, January 7, 1946. There is a faint indentation the width of a tread running approx. 1 1/2 inches above the subject's right shoulder. The mount board shows slight creasing at the bottom tips, mild soil and toning; else a near fine. Item #52558
Charles Ephraim Burchfield was an American painter and visionary artist, born in Ashtabula, Ohio 1893. His paintings and watercolors are held by most major museums, with retrospective exhibitions at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Hammer Museum and the Museum of Modern Art.
The firm of Peter A. Juley & Son was the among the preeminent photographers of fine art and artists in New York. Their extensive archive of over 127,000 negatives is held by the Smithsonian American Art Museum.