Roycroft, Book Ends #320, early mark; copper with Aurora brown patina, 4 3/4 x 5 1/2 x 4 1/4 inches; The Charles Rand Penney Roycroft Collection at the Burchfield-Penney Art Center, 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).