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Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), View of Garden Plants beyond Fence, 1937; watercolor and graphite underdrawing on off-white, heavy stock wove paper, 20 1/2 x 29 1/2 inches; Karen and Kevin Kennedy Collection

Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), View of Garden Plants beyond Fence, 1937; watercolor and graphite underdrawing on off-white, heavy stock wove paper, 20 1/2 x 29 1/2 inches; Karen and Kevin Kennedy Collection

Charles E. Burchfield's Dreams, Journals, November 6, 1917

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

A Dream last [night] – but confused remnants remain – At one time I had blundered into a rich man’s home and was trying to leave unnoticed. I found myself in the garden which was intricately divided off by picket fences; I became confused again while looking for flowers at the end of a conventional flower garden. I suddenly came upon a black wild wood in [were] which myriads of wild flowers –

Charles E. Burchfield, Journals, Volume 29B, pg. 62 (back), November 6, 1917

 

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