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Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Song of the Telegraph, 1917-1952; watercolor on paper, 34 x 53 in. (86.4 x 134.6 cm); Collection of William and Rose-Marie Shanahan

Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Song of the Telegraph, 1917-1952; watercolor on paper, 34 x 53 in. (86.4 x 134.6 cm); Collection of William and Rose-Marie Shanahan

Charles Burchfield, Journals, May 11, 1958

Sunday, May 11, 2014

May 11 – Sun.

A.M. call from Art & Vi for Mother’s Day –

Richters over to bring a gift for B (a coffee warmer, very nice) – Peggy’s birthday too, she brought over her presents to show us –

Out for a stroll before noon – the wild flower is in full glory still – the trilliums as large or larger than any I have found in the woods –

A good chicken dinner – Call from Sally.

Out several times in the afternoon – a visit to the studio, got out the bluebird picture – it definitely seems now that the bluebird should be fantastic, not realistic – I saw several other changes to make. Saw a catbird.

 

Charles E. Burchfield, May 11, 1958

 

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