Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Crows in March, 1952; lithograph, from an edition of 60, printed by George C. Miller, 13 3/4 x 9 3/4 inches (Frame: 22 x 18 inches); The Charles Rand Penney Collection of Work by Charles E. Burchfield, 1994
Charles Burchfield, Journals, March 18, 1937
Friday, February 22, 2013
...As I went up the street, I heard a crow. The soft grey soggy sky, a raw wet trees [sic], were transformed and I felt a power in myself, and a confidence and independence — I am alone in the world, in my art — and it was good.
March 18, 1937