Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), A Day in Midwinter, 1945; watercolor, gouache on paper, 29 ½ x 26 inches; Montclair Art Museum, Museum Purchase, Land Acquisition Fund, 1953
Charles E. Burchfield, Journals, February 20, 1952
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
A.M. call from Schenk – to tell me I had been awarded the James Carey Evan memorial prize (which Bertha looked up and found to be $60).
David Pratt stopped by to invite us to dinner Friday night the occasion being that he wants me to help him select for the Guggenheim.
Check from Cleveland Print Club for $500.
Shortly after he left Bob Blair stopped in for a chat. He was on his way to take part in a skit on television. He asked my permission to use my name as a reference in case he applies for a job with the Rochester Art School.
P.M. – in Studio looking over various sketches. Sleet hitting the bell wire – a faint melodious tinkling sound.
Charles E. Burchfield, February 20, 1952