Esther Lapham Hoyt Sawyer (1890-1971), Untitled [Bicycle Figures], undated; pastel on paper; Esther Sawyer Ewing and William B.H. Sawyer, 1978
"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).