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Charles Burchfield

Noontide in Late May


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What would it feel like to be in this place?

What would you hear and smell if you were in this place?

The title of the work is Noontide in Late May. What in the painting suggests that?

Charles Burchfield, Noontide in Late May, 1917  31.408
Charles Burchfield, Noontide in Late May, 1917. Watercolor, gouache, and graphite on paper, 22 × 18 in. (55.9 × 45.7 cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; purchase  31.408 For Teachers
All works by Charles Burchfield are reproduced with permission of the Charles E. Burchfield Foundation