Wendell Castle (1932-2018), Umbrella Stand, 1980; mahogany, 36 1/2 x 16 x 13 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).