David Pratt (1918-2010), Study for Guardians, 1953; graphite on paper, 10 7/8 x 13 7/8 in. (27.6 x 35.2 cm); Donated on behalf of David Pratt by Babara Schuller and Melissa Larkin, 1990
"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).