Frank C. Penfold (1849-1921), Death of the First Born, 1882; oil on canvas, 19 1/16 x 23 1/8 inches (Frame: 28 x 32 5/8 inches); Gift of Mr. & Mrs. Peter A. Vogt in honor of Edna M. Lindemann, 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).