Catherine B. Parker (1926-2012), Always a Rose/ Li Young Lee, 2007; gouache and charcoal on paper, 26 x 32 inches; Purchased with funds from John and Carol Kociela, 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).