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Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Sunburst in October, 1960-63; Watercolor, charcoal and white chalk on joined paper mounted on board, 50 x 60 inches; Image from the Burchfield Penney Art Center Archives

Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Sunburst in October, 1960-63; Watercolor, charcoal and white chalk on joined paper mounted on board, 50 x 60 inches; Image from the Burchfield Penney Art Center Archives

Charles E. Burchfield, Journals, Volume 61B, November 9, 1963

Saturday, November 9, 2019

                                                                      November 9 – Saturday –

            Still rain & cold –

            In studio, [studied] various pictures especially the Sun Burst, which needs enlarging and redesigning – also studied the 1940 “December Sun”

            The brilliant yellow maple sapling in front of the Poplars –

            Playing new records received the other day the last few nights – the new version of Beethoven’s Fifth, cond. by Bernstein – a beautiful performance with excellent sound – “Wonderland of Opus,” cond. by Kostelanetz – of which the “I heard as in a Dream from Bizet’s Pearl Fishers, is my favorite —haunting music— “Love in Bath” Suite arranged by Beecham –

Charles E. Burchfield, November 9, 1963

 

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