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Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Conventions for Abstract Thoughts, 1917; Gray cardboard, brown paper tape and brass fasteners; Charles E. Burchfield Foundation Archives, Gift of the Charles E. Burchfield Foundation, 2006

Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Conventions for Abstract Thoughts, 1917; Gray cardboard, brown paper tape and brass fasteners; Charles E. Burchfield Foundation Archives, Gift of the Charles E. Burchfield Foundation, 2006

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  • Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Conventions for Abstract Thoughts: Aimless Abstraction (Hypnotic Intensity), 1917; pencil on paper, 9 1/4 x 6 inches; Charles E. Burchfield Foundation Archives, Gift of the Charles E. Burchfield Foundation, 2006

    Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Conventions for Abstract Thoughts: Aimless Abstraction (Hypnotic Intensity), 1917; pencil on paper, 9 1/4 x 6 inches; Charles E. Burchfield Foundation Archives, Gift of the Charles E. Burchfield Foundation, 2006

  • Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Conventions for Abstract Thoughts: Aimless Brooding, 1917; China marker and graphite on paper, 11 x 8 1/2 inches; Charles E. Burchfield Foundation Archives, Gift of the Charles E. Burchfield Foundation, 2006

    Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Conventions for Abstract Thoughts: Aimless Brooding, 1917; China marker and graphite on paper, 11 x 8 1/2 inches; Charles E. Burchfield Foundation Archives, Gift of the Charles E. Burchfield Foundation, 2006

  • Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Conventions for Abstract Thought: Church Bell Wind, 1917; China marker on paper, 8 3/8 x 5 1/2 inches; Charles E. Burchfield Foundation Archives, Gift of the Charles E. Burchfield Foundation, 2006

    Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Conventions for Abstract Thought: Church Bell Wind, 1917; China marker on paper, 8 3/8 x 5 1/2 inches; Charles E. Burchfield Foundation Archives, Gift of the Charles E. Burchfield Foundation, 2006

  • Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Conventions for Abstract Thoughts: Dangerous Brooding, 1917; China marker and graphite on paper, 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches; Charles E. Burchfield Foundation Archives, Gift of the Charles E. Burchfield Foundation, 2006

    Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Conventions for Abstract Thoughts: Dangerous Brooding, 1917; China marker and graphite on paper, 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches; Charles E. Burchfield Foundation Archives, Gift of the Charles E. Burchfield Foundation, 2006

  • Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Conventions for Abstract Thought: The escape from the banal everyday life to the world of the ideal, 1917; China marker on paper, 9 7/16 x 6 1/4 inches; Charles E. Burchfield Foundation Archives, Gift of the Charles E. Burchfield Foundation, 2006

    Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Conventions for Abstract Thought: The escape from the banal everyday life to the world of the ideal, 1917; China marker on paper, 9 7/16 x 6 1/4 inches; Charles E. Burchfield Foundation Archives, Gift of the Charles E. Burchfield Foundation, 2006

  • Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Conventions for Abstract Thought: Fascination of evil, 1917; graphite on paper, 9 1/4 x 6 inches; Charles E. Burchfield Foundation Archives, Gift of the Charles E. Burchfield Foundation, 2006

    Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Conventions for Abstract Thought: Fascination of evil, 1917; graphite on paper, 9 1/4 x 6 inches; Charles E. Burchfield Foundation Archives, Gift of the Charles E. Burchfield Foundation, 2006

  • Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Conventions for Abstract Thought: Fear, 1917; China marker on paper, 8 1/4 x 5 1/2 inches; Charles E. Burchfield Foundation Archives, Gift of the Charles E. Burchfield Foundation, 2006

    Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Conventions for Abstract Thought: Fear, 1917; China marker on paper, 8 1/4 x 5 1/2 inches; Charles E. Burchfield Foundation Archives, Gift of the Charles E. Burchfield Foundation, 2006

  • Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Conventions for Abstract Thoughts: Fear, Morbidness (Evil), and Melancholy/Meditation/Memory of things that are gone forever, 1917, graphite on paper, 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches; Charles E. Burchfield Foundation Archives, Gift of the Charles E. Burchfield Foundation, 2006

    Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Conventions for Abstract Thoughts: Fear, Morbidness (Evil), and Melancholy/Meditation/Memory of things that are gone forever, 1917, graphite on paper, 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches; Charles E. Burchfield Foundation Archives, Gift of the Charles E. Burchfield Foundation, 2006

  • Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Conventions for Abstract Thoughts: The Fear of Loneliness, 1917; pencil on paper, 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches; Charles E. Burchfield Foundation Archives, Gift of the Charles E. Burchfield Foundation, 2006

    Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Conventions for Abstract Thoughts: The Fear of Loneliness, 1917; pencil on paper, 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches; Charles E. Burchfield Foundation Archives, Gift of the Charles E. Burchfield Foundation, 2006

  • Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Conventions for Abstract Thoughts: Imbecility, 1917; graphite on paper, 9 1/2 x 6 1/8 inches; Charles E. Burchfield Foundation Archives, Gift of the Charles E. Burchfield Foundation, 2006

    Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Conventions for Abstract Thoughts: Imbecility, 1917; graphite on paper, 9 1/2 x 6 1/8 inches; Charles E. Burchfield Foundation Archives, Gift of the Charles E. Burchfield Foundation, 2006

  • Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Conventions for Abstract Thoughts: Insanity, 1917; pencil on paper, 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches; Charles E. Burchfield Foundation Archives, Gift of the Charles E. Burchfield Foundation, 2006

    Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Conventions for Abstract Thoughts: Insanity, 1917; pencil on paper, 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches; Charles E. Burchfield Foundation Archives, Gift of the Charles E. Burchfield Foundation, 2006

  • Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Conventions for Abstract Thoughts: Melancholy - Sadness, 1917; pencil on paper, 8 3/8 x 5 3/8 inches; Charles E. Burchfield Foundation Archives, Gift of the Charles E. Burchfield Foundation, 2006

    Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Conventions for Abstract Thoughts: Melancholy - Sadness, 1917; pencil on paper, 8 3/8 x 5 3/8 inches; Charles E. Burchfield Foundation Archives, Gift of the Charles E. Burchfield Foundation, 2006

  • Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Conventions for Abstract Thought: Menace, 1917; China marker and graphite on paper, 9 3/8 x 6 1/4 inches; Charles E. Burchfield Foundation Archives, Gift of the Charles E. Burchfield Foundation, 2006

    Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Conventions for Abstract Thought: Menace, 1917; China marker and graphite on paper, 9 3/8 x 6 1/4 inches; Charles E. Burchfield Foundation Archives, Gift of the Charles E. Burchfield Foundation, 2006

  • Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Conventions for Abstract Thoughts: Morbid Brooding, 1917; pencil on paper, 8 1/4 x 5 1/4 inches; Charles E. Burchfield Foundation Archives, Gift of the Charles E. Burchfield Foundation, 2006

    Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Conventions for Abstract Thoughts: Morbid Brooding, 1917; pencil on paper, 8 1/4 x 5 1/4 inches; Charles E. Burchfield Foundation Archives, Gift of the Charles E. Burchfield Foundation, 2006

  • Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Conventions for Abstract Thought: Nostaligia [sic]: Mute sorrow, Abstraction of Mind and Untitled (Insanity), 1917; graphite on paper, 9 3/8 x 6 1/8 inches; Charles E. Burchfield Foundation Archives, Gift of the Charles E. Burchfield Foundation, 2006

    Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Conventions for Abstract Thought: Nostaligia [sic]: Mute sorrow, Abstraction of Mind and Untitled (Insanity), 1917; graphite on paper, 9 3/8 x 6 1/8 inches; Charles E. Burchfield Foundation Archives, Gift of the Charles E. Burchfield Foundation, 2006

  • Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Conventions for Abstract Thought: The memory of pleasant things that are gone, perhaps forever. Nostalgia, 1917; China mareker on paper, 8 3/8 x 5 3/8 inches; Charles E. Burchfield Foundation Archives, Gift of the Charles E. Burchfield Foundation, 2006

    Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Conventions for Abstract Thought: The memory of pleasant things that are gone, perhaps forever. Nostalgia, 1917; China mareker on paper, 8 3/8 x 5 3/8 inches; Charles E. Burchfield Foundation Archives, Gift of the Charles E. Burchfield Foundation, 2006

  • Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Conventions for Abstract Thought: Psychological Moods, Meditation, 1917; graphite on paper, 9 3/8 x 6 1/8; Charles E. Burchfield Foundation Archives, Gift of the Charles E. Burchfield Foundation, 2006

    Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Conventions for Abstract Thought: Psychological Moods, Meditation, 1917; graphite on paper, 9 3/8 x 6 1/8; Charles E. Burchfield Foundation Archives, Gift of the Charles E. Burchfield Foundation, 2006

  • Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Conventions for Abstract Thought: Surprise, 1917; China marker and graphite on paper, 9 3/8 x 6 1/4 inches; Charles E. Burchfield Foundation Archives, Gift of the Charles E. Burchfield Foundation, 2006

    Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Conventions for Abstract Thought: Surprise, 1917; China marker and graphite on paper, 9 3/8 x 6 1/4 inches; Charles E. Burchfield Foundation Archives, Gift of the Charles E. Burchfield Foundation, 2006

  • Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Conventions for Abstract Thought: Untitled (Dovetail), 1917; China marker on paper, 9 3/8 x 6 inches; Charles E. Burchfield Foundation Archives, Gift of the Charles E. Burchfield Foundation, 2006

    Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Conventions for Abstract Thought: Untitled (Dovetail), 1917; China marker on paper, 9 3/8 x 6 inches; Charles E. Burchfield Foundation Archives, Gift of the Charles E. Burchfield Foundation, 2006

  • Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Conventions for Abstract Thought: Untitled (Fear 1), 1917; China marker on paper, 9 1/2 x 6 1/8 inches; Charles E. Burchfield Foundation Archives, Gift of the Charles E. Burchfield Foundation, 2006

    Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Conventions for Abstract Thought: Untitled (Fear 1), 1917; China marker on paper, 9 1/2 x 6 1/8 inches; Charles E. Burchfield Foundation Archives, Gift of the Charles E. Burchfield Foundation, 2006

  • Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Conventions for Abstract Thought: Untitled (Fear 1), 1917; China marker on paper, 8 1/2 x 5 5/8 inches; Gift of the Burchfield Foundation, 2006

    Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Conventions for Abstract Thought: Untitled (Fear 1), 1917; China marker on paper, 8 1/2 x 5 5/8 inches; Gift of the Burchfield Foundation, 2006