Sep 17, 2020 - Sale 2542

Sale 2542 - Lot 64

Price Realized: $ 8,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 6,000 - $ 9,000
Man Walking with a Cane outside Gazing Houses.

Watercolor and black crayon on cream wove paper, 1918. 220x323 mm; 8 1/2x12 1/2 inches.

Accompanying this lot is a research report completed by the Burchfield Penney Art Center, Buffalo, New York.

Ex-collection private collection, New York; thence by descent to the current owner, private collection, New York.

In a journal entry from January 5, 1918, Burchfield (1893-1967) wrote, "The silvery gray gloom of a January noon; the bottoms of houses lost in steel gray haze--the houses have the staring white eyes of ghosts."