Robert N. Blair (1912-2002), Bethlehem Steel, Open Hearth, Lackawanna, undated; watercolor with graphite on paper, Overall: 22 1/4 x 29 7/8 in. (56.5 x 75.9 cm) Frame: 31 1/4 x 44 1/4 in. (79.4 x 112.4 cm); Gift of the Artist, 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).