Charles E. Burchfield in his own words Share Tweet

 
Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Two Ravines, 1934-1943; watercolor on joined paper mounted on board, 36 1/2 x 61 1/8 inches; Hunter Museum of American Art, Chattanooga, Tennessee, Gift of the Benwood Foundation, HMAA.1976.3.9

Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Two Ravines, 1934-1943; watercolor on joined paper mounted on board, 36 1/2 x 61 1/8 inches; Hunter Museum of American Art, Chattanooga, Tennessee, Gift of the Benwood Foundation, HMAA.1976.3.9

Charles E. Burchfield, Journals, January 14, 1940

Monday, January 14, 2013

I wandered over barren hills on a warm January night – I cried out to my Creator in the agony of my base worthlessness – a mysterious presence comforted me from out of the air – the dark woods and valleys, tho barren, seemed suddenly satisfyingly beautiful –
Charles Burchfield, January 14, 1930

 

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