Peter B. Jones (b. 1947), Bird Clan Singer, 1999; stoneware, 19 x 5 1/2 x 4 3/8 inches; Burchfield Penney Art Center, Purchased with funds from Ami and Warren Greatbatch, 1999
"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).