Coni Minneci , Madame Yevonde (1911-1975), 2003-2006; oil on panel, 9 x 12 inches; Courtesy of the Artist
A successful British photographer, she dressed her clients as Mythological Creatures and Goddesses. So her pear was donned with jewels, befitting some mysterious subject.
"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).