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"
Frank K.M. Rehn, Inc., New York; purchased by MFA, June 7, 1961.
The Hayden Collection—Charles Henry Hayden Fund
Reproduced with permission of the Charles E. Burchfield Foundation
- Charles Burchfield, American, 1893–1967
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.)
Medium or Technique
Opaque watercolor over orange, blue and brown crayon on paper