Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Moon and Cumulus Cloud (Thunder Clouds), July 13, 1916; Transparent and opaque watercolor with graphite on white watercolor paper, 19 15/16 x 13 7/8 inches; Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute, Museum of Art, Utica, NY; Edward W. Root Bequest
Charles E. Burchfield, Journals, June 30, 1954
Tuesday, June 30, 2020
Got up early to view the eclipse – but it was cloudy except for one brief moment when it was at its height (62% here) – I had considered going up to Mattice in Northern Ontario where it would be total, but abandoned the idea when we realized it was almost 800 or 1000 miles away. As it turned out, a heavy blanket of clouds up there obscured the sum from beginning to end.
Letter from Hermon More that Whitney Museum plans on retrospective of my work in the Fall of 1955.
Charles E. Burchfield, June 30, 1954