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Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Portrait Study (Posed for by My Mother), 1917; watercolor on paper, 25 x 18 1/2 inches (Frame: 28 5/8 x 21 3/8 x 1 1/4 inches); Gift of the Retired Alumni Association, Inc, 1975

Burchfield reverses the view through a window by focusing on a family member in a skewed, alienating interior. The suggestion of escape to a winter landscape beckons from the small, shaded aperture.