Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Early Spring Sunlight, 1950; watercolor and charcoal on paper, 25 1/2 x 31 1/8 inches; Collection of the Burchfield-Penney Art Center, Gift of Dr. Meyer H. and Ann S. Riwchun, 2000
Charles Burchfield, Journals, Vol. 9, February 3, 1916
Sunday, February 10, 2013
The sun, when I started out, was just coming up, casting his cheering yellow glow over the white earth and blue sky. Not a breath of air stirred and white smoke from different chimneys curled slowly up, beautifully yellowed as the suns rays caught it. The smoke of the shops was most beautiful.
Charles Burchfield, February 3, 1916