Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Study for Solitude, undated; conté crayon on paper, Overall: 10 3/4 x 16 7/8 in. (27.3 x 42.9 cm); 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).