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Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Hay Field and July Cloud, July 22, 1946; watercolor and gouache on paper, 38 x 25 inches; Image from the Burchfield Penney Art Center Archives.

Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Hay Field and July Cloud, July 22, 1946; watercolor and gouache on paper, 38 x 25 inches; Image from the Burchfield Penney Art Center Archives.

Charles E. Burchfield, Journals, July 31, 1935

Friday, July 31, 2020

There is a sinister quality to a hot August wind as it sweeps up over the oat stubble, and moans thru the loose clapboards of an old barn. Tho heat waves are dancing over the hot dry fields, one thinks, paradoxically enough, of winter.

Charles E. Burchfield, July 31, 1935

 

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