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Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Untitled (Winter Solstice), ca. 1915-1916; graphite on commercially made composition lined paper, 8 1/4 x 6 3/4 inches; Charles E. Burchfield Foundation Archives, Gift of the Charles E. Burchfield Foundation, 2006

Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Untitled (Winter Solstice), ca. 1915-1916; graphite on commercially made composition lined paper, 8 1/4 x 6 3/4 inches; Charles E. Burchfield Foundation Archives, Gift of the Charles E. Burchfield Foundation, 2006

From Charles E. Burchfield, Idea Book, Vol. 2, 1915-1916

Friday, December 21, 2012

WINTER SOLSTICE

1-8-15

I can nearly always, if I can a field,
find some dandelions in December. Once
I found them on New Years Day. I think of
December as a leafless landscape. white sun-
light, misty distances, & dandelions hugging
the lichen-like turf!

Charles Burchfield, January 8, 1915

 

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