Artist Charles Ephraim Burchfield, American, 1893-1967
  • Peace at Christmas
Date between 1917 and 1947
Medium watercolor, gouache, graphite and/or charcoal on five seamed sheets of paper fully mounted to a heavy paperboard
Dimensions Sheet: 25 1/8 × 35 inches (63.8 × 88.9 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Christine and George Strumbos
Accession Number 2012.126
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed and dated, in black watercolor, lower right: [artist's monogram] | 1917-47
Inscriptions Inscribed, in pencil, center, verso: Dec. 15, 1917
Inscribed, vertically, along lower right edge, verso: 1917+
Inscribed, in red pencil over the vertical date and in a different orientation: 12 (circled)
Inscribed, upside-down, center top edge, verso: 182
Inscribed, in blue magic marker, vertically, upper right: #470 (circled)
Inscribed, in pencil, to the right of the number in blue marker: [either E I or an underscored M or a W with a - above it]
Christine and George Strumbos;
2012-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)