Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), The Fragrance of Spring (Bee Hepaticas), c. 1962; watercolor, charcoal, and chalk on Bee watercolor paper mounted on board, 38 x 29 inches; The Spiro Family Collection, courtesy of Debra Force Fine Art, New York
Charles Burchfield, Journals, Februay 1, 1928
Friday, February 1, 2013
I would like my grave to be planted with hepaticas, and be on some low hillside facing south so that as the sun's rays each March came out of the steaming south, the hepaticas on my grave would be the first to bloom.
Charles E. Burchfield's Journals
February 1, 1928