Tufted Titmouse (Baeolophus bicolor) , Undated, taxidermy and natural fibers, Courtesy of the Buffalo Museum of Science
"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).