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Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), The Birches, 1921; wallpaper, Overall: 31 3/4 x 19 1/2 in. (80.6 x 49.5 cm) Frame: 33 3/8 x 19 1/4 in. (84.8 x 48.9 cm); Purchased from Louise Burchfield, 1973

Charles Burchfield—The Middle Years, Christ College, Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, Indiana, Oct. 31 – Nov. 21, 1974 (illustrated one-fold brochure, statement by Richard H. W. Brauer, checklist)

The Birches, 1921. Birge #1186 A-18, 20 x 33 ½ “. Printed on tapestry ground, unsigned. First appears in 1923 Tag Book in eight color schemes. Continued in line through 1926. This wallpaper is based on Bluebird and Cottonwoods, 1917, Watercolor. “The Birches, 1921 —The first design I made for the Birge CO. (and just about my favorite),” Charles E. Burchfield. Lent by the Charles Burchfield Center, Buffalo.