Charles E. Burchfield in his own words
Tuesday, May 12, 2020
A little cooler today but out for a little stroll before dinner. All at once the world seems incredibly beautiful...
Monday, May 11, 2020
"...a visit to the studio got out the bluebird picture- it definitely seems now that the blue bird should be fantastic, not realistic – I saw several other changes to make..."
Sunday, May 10, 2020
Oriole’s bouquet song all day –
Saturday, May 9, 2020
One of the loveliest spring days I remember of ever having experienced. Sunny and warm; the whole earth & sky ravishingly beautiful...
Friday, May 8, 2020
Sunny & cool—P.M – Dressed and went out to the studio, looking at the wild flower garden on the way – the lawn studded with dandelions...
Thursday, May 7, 2020
Cool and damp – Just at sunset time, the sun broke through the clouds, lighting up the tops of trees with the most vivid red – gold—the effects were “other-worldly”...
Wednesday, May 6, 2020
And it turned out to be a most pleasant outing, a good lunch, and the flowers very lavish —
Tuesday, May 5, 2020
Warm weather at last. Today there are still a few hepaticas in bloom – (March 23 to May 5 – seven weeks of blooming!)...
Monday, May 4, 2020
"...Desires to quit the whole art life possessed me today following two days of inane attempts –"
Sunday, May 3, 2020
... “Solstice” – it is more nearly complete than I thought last summer. All my painting life I have been trying to express the miracle of noon on the longest day of the year – Is this my last word on the subject?