Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Drive-way in Winter, 1946; watercolor on paper, 29 x 25 inches; Burchfield Penney Art Center, Purchased with support from Monica Angle & Sam Magavern, James & Joy Brandys, Gary & Willow Brost, Margaret & Paul Candino, Joan & Gary Crosby, James & Maryruth Glogowski, Carol & John Kociela, Steve Lakomy & Cheryl Lyles, Gina & Erik O'Neil, Paula & John Reinhold, Janet & Richard Wetter, and Wayne & Janet Wisbaum.
Charles Burchfield, Journals, February 28, 1948
Friday, February 28, 2020
A cold rainy day with some wind from the S.W. I had planned to put the “Backyard in November” in its frame and ship it to Budworth, but I was unsuccessful in cutting a glass I had, and was unable to obtain glass at the city line, so I gave it up, -
P.M. a sketch of our drive, sheltering myself in the garage. The effect was similar to the “Driveway in Winter” which I did two years ago, except this one is more lyrical, and may turn out to be better.
Evening – supper and cards at Mart & Hanks. Mart prepared a delicious supper – then cards afterward, which we enjoyed. Hank introduced us to “Crazy-Eights” which was relaxing after the usual rummy game.
Charles E. Burchfield, February 28, 1948