Lars Gustaf Sellstedt (1819-1911), Self portrait, 1895; oil on canvas, Overall: 20 1/4 x 16 1/4 in. (51.4 x 41.3 cm) Frame: 25 3/4 x 21 5/8 in. (65.4 x 54.9 cm); Gift of Mr. & Mrs. Peter A. Vogt, 1972
"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).