Wilhelmina Godfrey (1914-1994), Face Fetish, c. 1970; wool, glass, wood and plastic beads, polyester stuffing, metal rod, 42 1/2 x 14 1/4 x 1 1/4 inches; Gift of Carol and Emanuel Parzen, 2009
"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).