Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Portrait Study (Posed for by My Mother), 1917; watercolor on paper, 25 x 18 1/2 inches (Frame: 28 5/8 x 21 3/8 x 1 1/4 inches); Gift of the Retired Alumni Association, Inc, 1975
"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).