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Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Volume 31, 55, December 29, 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, 55, December 29, 1917; deconstructed notebook pages pasted into commercially made composition notebook, 7 5/8 x 9 3/4 inches; Burchfield Penney Art Center Archives

     Dec 29, 1917 -
    A rare phenomenon –
    As I went out, a warm pink yellow glow came out of the northwest  
    The sky in this direction was a warm yellow; while in the opposite direction the southwest sky was a cold grey blue – It seemed as if dawn came from the North west –
    A warm light of memory – The houses against the S.E were were yellows, which contrasted finely with the sky; these against N.W cold neut (sic) colors –

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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