Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Beaver Pond in Spring (Spring Landscape), 1953; watercolor and pencil on paper, 15¼ x 19 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).