Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Flowers in Back Alley, 1917; watercolor on paper, 14 x 21 3/8 inches (Frame: 21 1/4 x 25 5/8 x 7/8 inches); Gift of Mr. & Mrs. Armand J. Castellani, 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).