Abdias do Nascimento (1914-2011), Adam and Eve: Oxunmaré, 1971; acrylic on canvas, 23 1/2 x 35 3/8 inches; Private Collection
"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).