James J. Vullo (1914-1999), Buffalo State Construction, c. 1960; watercolor & wax crayon, 14 5/8 x 19 3/4 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).