Marian Bode (1918- ), Nesting Bird aka The Nest, 1981; watercolor and graphite on paper, Overall: 22 1/4 x 30 in. (56.5 x 76.2 cm) Frame: 28 5/8 x 35 3/4 in. (72.7 x 90.8 cm); Gift of the Artist, 1981
"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).