Robert N. Blair (1912-2002), Berlin Ruin - Downtown section with Women Stacking Rubble, Berlin, 1945; watercolor on paper, Overall: 27 x 40 in. (68.6 x 101.6 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).