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Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Designer, Robins and Crocuses, 1923; wallpaper, pattern #1490, produced by M. H. Birge & Sons Company, Buffalo, New York, 20 1/2 x 19 5/8 inches; Purchased with funds from the Buffalo Foundation, 1973

Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Designer, Robins and Crocuses, 1923; wallpaper, pattern #1490, produced by M. H. Birge & Sons Company, Buffalo, New York, 20 1/2 x 19 5/8 inches; Purchased with funds from the Buffalo Foundation, 1973

This example of Burchfield’s watercolor work includes design elements (the chandelier patterns dangling from tree branches, for instance) that appear in his later landscape paintings.

Content developed by Tullis Johnson, Brian Grunert and Kyle Morrisey for the exhibition Charles E. Burchfield: By Design