Nuart Creations, NYC , Bookworm (Elbert Hubbard Bookends), circa 1931; bronze-toned white metal, 7 x 4 x 5 1/4 inches; Collection of the Burchfield Penney Art Center, Gift of Scott Goldman, D.M.D. and Nancy Brock, 2018
"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).