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Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), The Pine-Knot House, 1917; pencil, colored pencil, and ink on paper, 10 15/16 x 8 1/2 inches; Private Collection

Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), The Pine-Knot House, 1917; pencil, colored pencil, and ink on paper, 10 15/16 x 8 1/2 inches; Private Collection

In his album of studies for The Pine-Knot House, Burchfield wrote: “The Pine-Knot house has a lynx or an owl for one window, a cat for another, a hermit for another & a nameless abstract fear in the woods beyond—”

--Content by Nancy Weekly for "A Dream World of Imagination: Charles E. Burchfield's Golden Year"