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Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Bats at Twilight, 1963; watercolor on paper, 38 x 48 inches; Image from the Burchfield Penney Art Center Archives

Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Bats at Twilight, 1963; watercolor on paper, 38 x 48 inches; Image from the Burchfield Penney Art Center Archives

Charles E. Burchfield, Journals, October 31, 1920

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Late Autumn sunlight falls aslant the side of an old house, making the putty along the window ledge glittering white; it is an afternoon of interminable length, one of those after-noons that typify the whole of human existence, when it seems as if the blessed night of oblivion would never come.

Charles E. Burchfield, October 31, 1920

 

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