Robert N. Blair (1912-2002), Berlin Chimney Sweep, undated; watercolor on paper, 22 x 30 inches (frame: 27 1/4 x 35 1/4 inches); 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).