Henry Schmidt , Sheep Wolf Sheep, undated; charcoal on canvas with oil tint, 78 x 24 inches; Courtesy of the artist
"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).