Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Studio Doodles #2, undated; conté crayon on paper, Overall: 10 1/2 x 10 1/2 in. (26.7 x 26.7 cm) Frame: 20 3/8 x 16 3/8 in. (51.8 x 41.6 cm); 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).