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Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Night of the Equinox, 1917-1955; watercolor, ink, gouache, and charcoal on paper mounted on paperboard, 40 1/8 x 52 5/16 inches; Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Sara Roby Foundation

Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Night of the Equinox, 1917-1955; watercolor, ink, gouache, and charcoal on paper mounted on paperboard, 40 1/8 x 52 5/16 inches; Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Sara Roby Foundation

Charles Burchfield, March 3, 1948

Friday, March 1, 2019

I worked on with joy and exuberance, with a feeling of power such as I have not known for months – At the end of the day, exhausted mentally & emotionally I called B out to look at it. She was completely "bowled over" by it, and declared it to be one of my best. In a daze of happiness all evening. 

Charles Burchfield, March 3, 1948

 

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