Feb 11, 2009

Dying Sunflowers

Dying Sunflowers


Charles Burchfield

(American, 1893–1967)

Graphite on wove paper, lined

Gift of The Print Club of Cleveland 1953.577


Did you know?

Burchfield believed that sunflowers looked most alive when they were almost dead.


Sunflowers were among Burchfield's favorite subjects. He often depicted them anthropomorphically, suggesting either open eyes or, as here, slumped human forms.

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