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Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Road in Sunlight and Shadow, 1936; watercolor on paper, 19 x 27 inches; Burchfield Penney Art Center, Gift of James T. Shaffer in Memory of his mother Daisy Shaffer, 1977

Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Road in Sunlight and Shadow, 1936; watercolor on paper, 19 x 27 inches; Burchfield Penney Art Center, Gift of James T. Shaffer in Memory of his mother Daisy Shaffer, 1977

Charles E. Burchfield, Journals, July 17, 1951

Friday, July 17, 2020

A.M. letters & cutting lawn-

P.M. – to Three Rod road – David parks his car at our place & goes with me - run out of gas just beyond the Marilla road. Able to back down by gravity & then D – push car to small gas station – Had to borrow $2 from him. –

David & I to Liberia Rd. where he wants to work – Show him the Sunday spot – A busy afternoon – cloudy & cool.

Evening – the parade –

Afterwards – Play Vaughan-Williams 5th Symphony (noble music) and “Shropshire Lad” by Butterworth-

Charles E. Burchfield, July 17, 1951

 

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