Edgar Kowalski (1891-1968), Cat Boat, undated; oil on masonite, Overall: 12 x 10 1/8 in. (30.5 x 25.7 cm) Frame: 14 5/8 x 12 5/8 in. (37.1 x 32.1 cm); Gift of J.B. Lankes, 1985
"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).