Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Nightfall, 5/1/24; woodcut, Overall: 6 1/4 x 9 3/4 in. (15.9 x 24.8 cm); Purchased with funds from the Margret L. Wendt Foundation, 1980
"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).