University of the State of New York diploma, March 22, 1926; Ink on parchment, 13 7/8 x 16 11/16 inches; Lent by Descendants of John E. Brent. Conserved by Laura Schell
"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).