Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Afternoon in the Grove, July 11, 1916; watercolor with graphite on paper, 14 x 20 inches, Burchfield Penney Art Center, Gift of Tony Sisti, 1979
Charles Burchfield, Journals, July 6, 1916
Monday, July 6, 2015
How the hot noon sun pours down on the glaring crimson roses.
A heat withered leaf falling in a sun hazed forest -
Stars zigzagging above the lightning-lit horizon with its jagged border of black trees -
Poplars dying in the noon heat-haze –
Charles E. Burchfield, July 6, 1916