Charles E. Burchfield

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Birthday
9, 1893
Birthplace
Ohio
Death Date
Jan 10, 1967 (73)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
9, 1893
Birthplace
Ohio
Death Date
Jan 10, 1967 (73)

About

Painter known for "Lightning and Thunder at Night," "February Thaw," and other visionary watercolor images.

Before Fame

He graduated from the Cleveland Institute of Art in 1916 and had his first artistic exhibition in New York in the same year.

Trivia

He settled in rural New York state, and his paintings showed a great reverence for nature and an accompanying disdain for the encroaching threat of industrialization.

Family Life

He married Bertha Kenreich in 1922; together the couple had five children.

Associated With

He was a close friend and artistic contemporary of Edward Hopper.