Charles Burchfield - Study for Skunk Cabbage, 1931 (detail)

Charles Burchfield / Charles Ephraim Burchfield

October 14, 2013

Charles Burchfield was an American artist, known for dark and spooky watercolor paintings that depict highly personal images of nature and small towns. Throughout most of his career, watercolor was his medium of choice, sometimes used in combination with gouache, graphite, charcoal, conté crayon, chalk, or pastel.

Featured image: Charles Burchfield - Study for Skunk Cabbage, 1931 (detail). Watercolor on Paper. 23 × 24 × 1 in. 58.4 × 61 × 2.5 cm. Photo courtesy RoGallery