Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Untitled/D (Birds on Branch), July 20, 1915; graphite on paper, 11 x 8 1/2 inches (Frame: 18 1/4 x 14 1/4 inches); Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Parisi, 1976
Charles E. Burchfield, Journals, April 11, 1932
Thursday, May 16, 2013
Rain commences late afternoon, becoming a steady downpour by night – a spring rain is a beneficent act
One could stand in it and feel sheer physical pleasure in its contact – The air is full of toad-songs and calls of various birds. Saw a house-wren twice.
Charles Burchfield, April 11, 1932