Paul R. Harp (b. 1954), Vas Superus, 2000; raku-fired clay, 24 x 8 x 8 inches; Gift of Eugene L. Gaier in memory of Esther and Jacob Gaier, 2003
"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).