Alberto Rey (b. 1960), Aesthetics of Death VII, 2008; oils on plaster over canvas glued to a wooden panel, 72 x 120 inches; Gift of the artist, 2008
"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).