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