Burchfield-Penney Art Center

Rockwell Hall, Buffalo State College

Buffalo, NY

(716) 878-6012


Life Cycles: The Charles E. Burchfield Collection

Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967)

The Ravine, 1916

Watercolor and pencil, 8 1/2 x 11 3/4 inches

Burchfield-Penney Art Center


An extraordinary American artist and one of the most original painters to work in watercolor, Charles Burchfield inspired generations of fellow 20th-century artists. For the first time ever, a selection of Burchfleld's paintings, prints and sketches from the Burchfield-Penney Art Center in Buffalo, New York, home of the largest collection of the artist's work, is touring the United States. Including sixty-six works, the exhibition provides a complete overview of Burchfield's oeuvre and juxtaposes the artist's studies with his watercolor masterworks, offering insight into his creative process and working methods.

Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967)

Barracks and Tree, 1918

India ink and pencil on paper, 10 5/8 x 8 1/4 inches

The Charles Rand Penney Collection


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