Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), The Insect Chorus, 1917; opaque and transparent watercolor with ink, graphite, and crayon on off-white paper, 20 x 15 7/8 inches; Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute, Museum of Art, Utica, New York
"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).