Peppino Mangravite (1896-1978), Study for Girl Climbing Stairs, c.1926; charcoal on paper, Overall: 16 5/8 x 11 5/8 in. (42.2 x 29.5 cm) Frame: 24 x 18 3/8 in. (61 x 46.7 cm); Gift of Dr. & Mrs. I. Herbert Scheinberg, 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).