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Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Evening Sunlight, Winter, 1917 [view of cherry tree in Salem, Ohio], Watercolor on paper, 19 ½ x 13 ½ inches

Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Evening Sunlight, Winter, 1917 [view of cherry tree in Salem, Ohio], Watercolor on paper, 19 ½ x 13 ½ inches

Charles Burchfield, Journals, Vol. 39, October 25, 1935

Saturday, February 9, 2013

The other day when I saw Arthur in the willow tree, feet resting on one pliant branch, hands gripping another, swaying up & down, wind in his hair, I suddenly thought: “There! that it is — that’s what the “Cherry Tree” used to mean to me as a boy” I had forgotten!
Charles Burchfield, October 25, 1935

 

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