Edgar Kowalski (1891-1968) was an illustrator and muralist. He was the president of the Buffalo Society of Artists in 1949. He is the older brother of Arthur Kowalski.
"What I want is a circular museum, large enough to house these four season transitions..." wrote Burchfield in 1964. The Charles E. Burchfield Rotunda, the Burchfield Penney's circular gallery dedicated to Burchfield's work, fulfills this wish.