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Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Regain the Old Romantic Freedom of Fantasy, undated; Conté crayon on paper, 11 x 17 inches; Burchfield Penney Art Center, Charles E. Burchfield Foundation Archives, Gift of the Charles E. Burchfield Foundation, 2006

Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Regain the Old Romantic Freedom of Fantasy, undated; Conté crayon on paper, 11 x 17 inches; Burchfield Penney Art Center, Charles E. Burchfield Foundation Archives, Gift of the Charles E. Burchfield Foundation, 2006

Regain — the old romantic freedom of fantasy

A manufacturing town baking in heat waves of July or Aug —

(Iron roads – rusty rails —hot cindery dust on bare feet —ragweed coated with coal dust – boys  walking along a sulphurous stream — hot sunlight aslant a red house —

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  • Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), August Mat’l 1941; folded paper folio, 12 3/4 x 17 1/4 inches; Burchfield Penney Art Center, Charles E. Burchfield Foundation Archives Gift of the Charles E. Burchfield Foundation, 2006

    Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), August Mat’l 1941; folded paper folio, 12 3/4 x 17 1/4 inches; Burchfield Penney Art Center, Charles E. Burchfield Foundation Archives Gift of the Charles E. Burchfield Foundation, 2006