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Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Volume 31, pg 8, October 19, 1917; deconstructed notebook pages pasted into commercially made composition notebook, 7 5/8 x 9 3/4 inches; Burchfield Penney Art Center

Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Volume 31, pg 8, October 19, 1917; deconstructed notebook pages pasted into commercially made composition notebook, 7 5/8 x 9 3/4 inches; Burchfield Penney Art Center

     Oct 19, 1917 -

     A dream – There was a heavy frost which plastered the dead plants and houses it had been grey and lowery all morning however; towards noon the sun commenced to show; the horizon sky grew intense white; I rushed to secure materials to paint

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     In the dark morning before light, I awoke to hear the violent wind and rain –

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     Morning – peach tree turned yellow; jet black trunk – Board walk is black with lt yellow leaves spotted on it, rain is

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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