Anthony J. Sisti (1901-1983), Cactus Plant with Black Bottle, 1932; oil on canvas on solid support board, Overall: 26 1/2 x 32 in. (67.3 x 81.3 cm) Frame: 27 x 32 1/2 in. (68.6 x 82.6 cm); Gift of Tony Sisti, 1979
"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).