Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), An April Mood, 1946-1955; watercolor and charcoal on joined paper, 40 x 58 inches; Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, Purchase, with partial funds from Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence A. Fleischman, 55.39
Charles Burchfield, Journals, April 16, 1943
Friday, April 18, 2014
Working on ‘Good Friday Mood’ with great gusto and assurance. A bitter mood. (I think I shall give it a non-committal title such as ‘April Mood’ –). At the end of the day asked B [Bertha] out to see it. She liked it—thought it was almost frightening.
Charles E. Burchfield, April 16, 1943