Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), The Moon and Queen Anne's Lace, 1960; watercolor and gouache on paper laid down on board, 45 x 35 inches; Image from the Burchfield Penney Archives
Charles E. Burchfield, Journals, July 24, 1916
Friday, July 24, 2020
I thought the days of the black moons were passing but today is blacker than before — the cicada has commenced. Yesterday for sketching trip to Posts Ridge — Rare poetry in looking from the pale moon down to the red sun just coming up —
It was a wonderful thing to hear the katydids again.
Charles E. Burchfield, July 24, 1916