Catherine B. Parker (1926-2012), Untitled (Dandelions), undated; watercolor, gouache and charcoal on paper, 11 7/8 x 12 3/8 inches; Bequest of Edward O. Smith, Jr., Ph.D.
"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).