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Fifteen Autumn Paintings by Charles Burchfield

Perhaps some of these paintings are not of the autumn, but the end of summer or the beginning of winter—yet each suggests 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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