Anthony J. Sisti (1901-1983), The Wreck, 1947; oil on canvas, Overall: 33 1/4 x 43 1/2 in. (84.5 x 110.5 cm) Frame: 37 1/4 x 47 1/4 in. (94.6 x 120 cm); Gift of the Children of Ida 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).