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Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Goldenrod in December, 1948; watercolor on paper, 26 x 46 inches; Collection of the Whitney Museum of American Art

Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Goldenrod in December, 1948; watercolor on paper, 26 x 46 inches; Collection of the Whitney Museum of American Art

Charles E. Burchfield, Journals, November 27, 1948

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

On the south side of the road a rise of land, with a few dead weeds & thick growth of saplings, with great sunlit clouds rolling along its top—This I determined to be my subject—But on all sides I saw beautiful materials, wide rolling fields of dead grass to the N.E. with great lavender cloud shadows sweeping across it—To the north a dense woods, and to the N.W. woods & open fields that occasionally was lit up brilliantly by the sunshine…

Charles E. Burchfield, November 27, 1948

 

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