Charles E. Burchfield in his own words
Wednesday, October 14, 2020
On all four pictures – work steadily till 6 P.M.
Tuesday, October 13, 2020
God heaps coals of fire on my head. A M – Finished work on the 1950 – "Autumn Leaves and Brook” “Re-birth of Spring” (song of Meadow Lark) 1951 and “The Last Falling Leaves” 1954...
Monday, October 12, 2020
Spent yesterday morning in Wade Park sketching. A fine cool windy October day. White shattered clouds. The sunny bank of Doan creek is pleasant...
Sunday, October 11, 2020
A.M. working in studio on the 1917 group – while Bertha & Peggy cleaned the upstairs. About noon we head south for the country – A cloudy day, strong s.w. very mild..
Saturday, October 10, 2020
…Phil Elliott out yesterday to pick out & take in two of my pictures for the Albright School Faculty Show, which opens Friday the 12th – we settled on “August Twilight” (at Annie’s) and “Spring Rain in the Woods” –
Friday, October 9, 2020
To early service, Then working on frames some – painting the small ones. Shortly after dinner, Olmsteds call & invite us out to their Sardinia summer place...
Thursday, October 8, 2020
A dream – Working someplace to the north of here; a channel like depression in the earth with a few woods; a trolley line took us home at night...
Wednesday, October 7, 2020
P.M. B & C & I (and Pal) driving to country east of Marilla. Attempt to walk in woods, but too wet. On three – and Four-Rod roads. Climbing hill on South Three Rod Rd. A glorious prospect.
Tuesday, October 6, 2020
In pursuit this year of the dried-bean mood. It seems to be coming nearer – this is the season – late September or early October – everything drying up...
Monday, October 5, 2020
"I must up & away from this. I must regain my lost ground. It is but a little slip, but I must take firmer step lest I tumble..."