Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Telephone Doodles group #1, undated; conté crayon and graphite on paper, 4 x 5 3/4 inches (Frame: 18 3/8 x 24 3/8 inches); Gift of the Artist, 1967
"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).