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Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Clearing Sky, July 13, 1917; watercolor, gouache and pencil on paper, 17 5/8 x 21 1/2 inches (Frame: 23 1/2 x 27 1/2 inches); Burchfield Penney Art Center, Gift of Charles Rand Penney, 1994

Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Clearing Sky, July 13, 1917; watercolor, gouache and pencil on paper, 17 5/8 x 21 1/2 inches (Frame: 23 1/2 x 27 1/2 inches); Burchfield Penney Art Center, Gift of Charles Rand Penney, 1994

Charles E. Burchfield, Journals, Vol. 28, July 11, 1916

Saturday, July 13, 2013

When I am attracted to a scene, if I do not sketch it, (considering it of not sufficient importance), I have a feeling of having lost something –

Nature differs in moods not only as to weather and climate, but also in places. Fields and woods apparently similar, in different places produce different effects.

Charles E. Burchfield, July 11, 1916

 

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