John Edmonston Brent (1889-1962), New Work at Humboldt Wading Pool, Humboldt Park, Buffalo, N.Y., 1-31-1951; blueprint, 19 3/8 x 29 5/8 inches; City of Buffalo, Department of Public Works
"Burchfield has exacted a quality that we may call poetic, romantic, lyric, or what you will. By sympathy with the particular, he has made it epic and universal." - Edward Hopper, who was friends with Burchfield (both were represented by the Frank K.M. Rehn Galleries in New York).