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, August 15, 1914
Friday, August 16, 2013
I recalled how in childhood we used to amuse ourselves by sitting by a long white dusty road and watch[ing] the shadows march along in endless succession. We could see them coming, close on each other's heels, and some times one overtook another, or again one expired as if worn out.
Charles E. Burchfield, August 15, 1914