Charles E. Burchfield in his own words Share Tweet

 
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 (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

 

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