Artwork Share Tweet

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

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

 in my pocket, thunder was heard rumbling; in the gathering gloom I noticed a kite in the sky, then more + more appeared  it seemed as if the boys flying them had lost control of them on the strings sagged low over the earth, I was able to gather them all together in my hand   The kites were falling, I gave the string a jerk and stepped back a few paces; they spring up in the air again radiating from my hand; I was considering whether to tie all the strings together for a joke when the six o’clock car whistled.  It seemed as if my duty was to see that all left

Part of

  • 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