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Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), The Horn Call from the Sibelius Fifth, c. 1963; conté crayon on paper with collaged paper changes, 25 1/8 x 38 7/8 ininches (Frame: 32 x 45 3/4 inches); Purchased with funds from the Dr. and Mrs. Armand J. Castellani Endowment, 1992

Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), The Horn Call from the Sibelius Fifth, c. 1963; conté crayon on paper with collaged paper changes, 25 1/8 x 38 7/8 ininches (Frame: 32 x 45 3/4 inches); Purchased with funds from the Dr. and Mrs. Armand J. Castellani Endowment, 1992

Charles E. Burchfield, Journals, July 25, 1949

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

July 25 – Monday

Another thunderstorm in the night.
First light of dawn at 3:00.
a.m. drove to “Minnesota Point” – sand-dunes – finding the wild sweet peas of my childhood.

Evening dinner with the Millers. We liked Mrs. M at once. She is of Finnish decent & a great admirer of Sibelius. Their  apartment unique + attractive (High + pointed gable with painted beams, modern furniture. Mrs. M served a delicious Swiss steak. Afterwards music on a player that Dr. Miller assembled himself. Sibelius 5th Symphony on a long playing record – a thunderstorm came up while it was playing – a fine effect. Interesting discussions.

Charles E. Burchfield, July 25, 1949

 

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