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Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Volume 31, pg. 1, October 12, 1917; deconstructed notebook pages pasted into commercially made composition notebook, 7 5/8 x 9 3/4 inches

Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Volume 31, pg. 1, October 12, 1917; deconstructed notebook pages pasted into commercially made composition notebook, 7 5/8 x 9 3/4 inches

10 – 12 – 17

          First Autumn Storm

                   Oct. 12, 1917 –

     Sky a huge black monster; terrific cold wind; dashing frothy rain  trees bend + fling back and forth; house roofs glow like phosphorous; rattle of leaves; air + sky full of black scattering leaves, ground covered with a vivid yellow glow from fallen leaves;

     Later on, a flush of

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  • Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Volume 31, October 8, 1917 - January 11, 1918; deconstructed notebook pages pasted into commercially made composition notebook, 7 5/8 x 9 3/4 inches; Image courtesy of the Burchfield Penney Art Center Archives

    Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Volume 31, October 8, 1917 - January 11, 1918; deconstructed notebook pages pasted into commercially made composition notebook, 7 5/8 x 9 3/4 inches; Image courtesy of the Burchfield Penney Art Center Archives