Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Asters and Red Maple (October Sunlight), 1949; watercolor on paper, 44 x 19 inches; Private Collection, Image from the Burchfield Penney Art Center Archives
Yesterday afternoon I saw maple seeds whirling in the wind & rains jagged with them.
The bigness of nature almost overwhelmed while I was out at Rocky River. Life seemed short for the stupendous work I am to accomplish —
Charles E. Burchfield, Journals, June 5, 1916