Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Study A for "The Moth and the Thunderclap", 1961; conté crayon and charcoal on paper, Overall: 10 5/8 x 17 in. (27 x 43.2 cm) Frame: 22 1/8 in. (56.2 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).