Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Brooding Bird, 1919 (1963); watercolor on paper, 22 x 29 inches; Image from the 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).