Charles E. Burchfield in his own words Share Tweet

 
Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Moonlight Over the Arbor, 1916; Watercolor and gouache over graphite, 19 1/4 x 13 1/2 inches; The Phillips Collection, 1933

Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Moonlight Over the Arbor, 1916; Watercolor and gouache over graphite, 19 1/4 x 13 1/2 inches; The Phillips Collection, 1933

CHarles E. Burchfield, Journals, June 5, 1916

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

June 5, 1916—

Yesterday afternoon I saw maple seeds whirling in the wind & rains jagged with them.

The bigness of nature almost overwhelmed while I was out at Rocky River. Life seemed short for the stupendous work I am to accomplish —

Charles E. Burchfield 

 

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