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Mid-Afternoon in August, 1917

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Inscription

Lower r. in black chalk: C. E. Burchfield, 1917. On back of frame: Charles Burchfield August 6, 1917. Amid Afternoon in August "There is a sweet sadness about dying sunlight"

Provenance

Frank K.M. Rehn, Inc., New York; purchased by MFA, June 7, 1961.

Credit Line

The Hayden Collection—Charles Henry Hayden Fund

Copyright

Reproduced with permission of the Charles E. Burchfield Foundation

1917

Dimensions

Overall: 45.1 x 54.9cm (17 3/4 x 21 5/8in.) Framed: 67.6 x 77.8 cm (26 5/8 x 30 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

61.631

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor over orange, blue and brown crayon on paper

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Classifications

Drawings / Watercolors