Peppino Mangravite (1896-1978), Study for the Teacher, c.1943; ink and watercolor on paper, Overall: 12 x 9 in. (30.5 x 22.9 cm) Frame: 19 1/4 x 16 in. (48.9 x 40.6 cm); Gift of Dr. & Mrs. I. Herbert Scheinberg, 1981
Charles Burchfield emerged (as President Lyndon Johnson eulogized him) as an "artist to America," due to the clear-eyed landscapes of his early watercolors to the transcendental interpretations of nature embodied in his later paintings.