Buffalo Courier Express, Photograph of Philip Elliott and Virginia Cuthbert, c. 1972; newsprint; Image courtesy of Burchfield Penney Art Center Archives
"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).