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Fifteen Autumn Paintings by Charles Burchfield

Perhaps some of these paintings are not of the autumn, but even if the end of summer or the beginning of winter—each suggests simply by its colors the metamorphic season, here arranged chronologically from 1915 – 1965. Enjoy.


Autumnal Wind and Rain, 1915


Flight of Blackbirds at Dawn, 1916


Brick Kiln in Autumn, 1917


Moon and Thunderhead, 1919


House by a Railroad, 1927


Autumnal Fantasy, 1944


Crows at Twilight, 1948


Brook Side Music, 1950


Autumn Leaves at Play, 1950 -59


Corn Shocks in October Sunshine, 1954-59


Wild Geese and Poplars, 1957


November Sun Emerging, 1956 – 59


November, 1956-61


October Outside, 1963


White Picket Fence, 1965


Photo: Charles Burchfield writing at his desk, Gardenville NY, 1966

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