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Artist Burchfield, Charles (Ephraim)
Title The Quiet Pond
Date 1934
Year Range from 1934
Year Range to 1934
Medium Watercolor on paper
Dimensions H-20.32 W-30.48 inches
Credit line Gift of C. Leonard Pfeiffer
ID# 1945.009.005
Object Name Painting
Provenance C. Leonard Pfeiffer; gift to UAMA, 1945.
Bibliography "C. Leonard Pfeiffer Collection" U of A 1961 cat. #11, illus. p. 25
"His Golden Year", Steadman, U of A, 1966, cat #127, illus. p. 14
"Charles Burchfield", American Artists Group, monograph No. 13, illustration on unnumbered page, 1945
"Contemporary American Paintings from the Collection of the U of A" Metropolitan 1943, cat.# 71 with illustration
"The University of Arizona Collection of American Art" #11
"Gallery of American Paintings" Dept of Fine Art, U of A, 1942, p. 7
"Great Treasures in America's Smaller Museums" by Country Beautiful editors, GP. Putnams Jons 1967, p. 161, btw
"American Art Collection" U of A, 1960, n.p., ill.
Hitchcock, John L. "Formations and Transformations" from The Chrysalis Reader Volume V Journeys Issue 1, Journal of the Swedenborg Foundation, July 2003
Exhibitions History "An Exhibition of Contemporary American Paintings From the Collection of the University of Arizona," Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, organized by the Whitney Museum of American Art, Apr 7-27, 1943, M.H. DeYoung Memorial Museum, San Francisco, CA, Aug 1943; "Paintings from the Collections of the U of A," circulated to Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, MO, Des Moines, IA, Kansas Art Gallery, Lawrence, 1962-1963;
Tucson Art Center, Dec 7, 1964;
Texas Western College of the University of Texas, El Paso, TX, Mar 1950;
"A University Collects-Arizona," sponsored by the American Federation of the Arts, New York City, circulated: University of California Art Gallery, Los Angeles, Sept 9-30, 1952, Rosicrucian Egyptian Oriental Museum, san Jose, CA, Dec 5-31, 1952, Fine Arts Gallery of San Diego, CA, Jan 18-Feb 8, 1953, Texas Western College, El Paso, Feb 22-Mar 15, 1953, Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota, FL, June 29-July 26, 1953, Miami Beach Art Center, Aug 10-27, 1953, Winston-Salem Public Library, NC, Sept 20-Oct 11, 1953, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Oct 25-Nov 15, 1953, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID, Nov 28-Dec 18, 1953;
"Charles Burchfield, His Golden Year, A Retrospective Exhibition of Watercolors, Oils and Graphics," UAMA, Nov 14, 1965-Jan 9, 1966, cat. no. 127, ill.; OAG, 1972; "The Nature of Charles Burchfield -- A Memorial Exhibition," Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute, Utica, NY, Apr 9-May 3, 1970;
"To Have the World in Hand: The Art of Watercolor. Selections from the UAMA Permanent Collections," UAMA (Main and South Galleries), May 29 - Sept. 13, 2009; Phoenix Art Museum, Fall 1960; Inaugural Exhibition, Olin Art Gallery, Whitman College, Walla Walla, Washington, 9/30-10/24/72;
Tucson Art Center, AZ, Feb 19, 1962.
Subjects Representational
Lakes & ponds