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Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Bertha on the Davenport, 1937; watercolor on paper, 21 3/4 x 23 inches; Burchfield Penney Art Center, Purchased with funds from the Margret L. Wendt Foundation, Retired Alumni Association Inc., and Friends of the Center 1980

Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Bertha on the Davenport, 1937; watercolor on paper, 21 3/4 x 23 inches; Burchfield Penney Art Center, Purchased with funds from the Margret L. Wendt Foundation, Retired Alumni Association Inc., and Friends of the Center 1980

Wife Bertha at home, 3574 Clinton Street, Gardenville, New York

A subdued mood was set by focusing on the wintry landscape that shines through thin curtains, illuminating a quiet, peaceful moment indoors.