Charles Cary Rumsey (1879-1922), Letter from Charles Cary Rumsey ("Pad") to Evelyn Rumsey Cary, 1910, 1910; Letter about the commission for the Manhattan Bridge Frieze
"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).