Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Sun and Rocks, 1918-1950; watercolor on gouache on paper, 40 x 56 inches; Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York, Room of Contemporary Art Fund, 1953
"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).