Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Orion in Winter, 1962; watercolor, white chalk and charcoal on paper on paper, 48 x 54 inches; Fundación Colección Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid, 1993
Charles Burchfield, Journals, January 9, 1961
Thursday, January 9, 2014
To an artist, a hatch of sunlight (from an opening in the clouds) glowing over a snow-covered meadow, is of more importance than a knowledge of the charmed composition of the sun or its significance in our galaxy.
Charles Burchfield, January 9, 1961