Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), The Ark, 1935; conté crayon on paper, Overall: 10 7/8 x 17 3/8 in. (27.6 x 44.1 cm) Frame: 19 1/8 in. (48.6 cm); The Charles Rand Penney Collection of Work by Charles E. Burchfield, 1994
"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).