Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), February Day in the City, 1933; conté crayon on paper, Overall: 12 1/2 x 19 1/2 in. (31.8 x 49.5 cm) Frame: 23 x 29 3/4 in. (58.4 x 75.6 cm); Gift of Mr. & Mrs. Joseph E. Conners, 1982
"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).