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

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          A dream –

     Working someplace to the north of here; a channel like depression in the earth with a few woods; a trolley line took us home at night, in my spare time I painted having brought my materials along; one I sketched was the weird setting sun thru the doorway of a deserted house; towards evening when everyone seemed getting ready to go home, I noticed in the hot yellow afterglow; bluebirds clinging to an old board fence; they seemed asleep and I was able to pick them off and put them 

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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