Jake Martin , Rain-Maker, 2018; sterling silver, fine silver, 18k gold, steel, cherry (wood), aquamarine, pearl, 16 x 4 x 4 inches; Courtesy of the artist
"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).