Thomas Le Clear , Interior with Portraits, ca. 1865; oil on canvas, 25 7/8 x 40 ½ inches; Collection of Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase made possible by the Pauline Edwards Bequest
"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).