Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Study C for The Moth and the Thunderclap, 1961; pastel, oil crayon, Conté crayon and graphite on paper, 13 3/8 x 19 1/8 inches; Burchfield Penney Art Center, Gift of Charles Rand Penney, 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).