Walnut three-panel folding screen, extensively chiseled and chip-carved with alternating geometric patterns, depicting a landscape of three birds in ebony flying over sheaves of wheat and corn.
Signed and dated "WHARTON ESHERICK / MCMXXVII"
From the artist, to Hannah and York Fischer, to York Fischer, Jr., to Rago Arts and Auction Center, Lambertville, New Jersey. Purchased by the MFA at "Sollo Rago Twentieth Century Modern Weekend," October 21, 2006, Lot 433.
Henry H. and Zoe Oliver Sherman Fund
© On behalf of Wharton Esherick's children