Arnold Mesches (1923-2016), Jet Star 2000, 1994; acrylic on canvas, 80 x 74 inches; Purchased with funds from the Estate of Virginia Cuthbert Elliott, 2001
"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).