James J. Vullo (1914-1999), Wild Spring, c. 1940; watercolor, 30 1/2 x 22 1/2 inches; Private Collection
"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).