Anthony J. Sisti (1901-1983), The Wreck, 1947; oil on canvas, Overall: 33 1/4 x 43 1/2 in. (84.5 x 110.5 cm) Frame: 37 1/4 x 47 1/4 in. (94.6 x 120 cm); Gift of the Children of Ida Sisti, 1979
The Burchfield Penney is the first green art museum in New York State and is LEED-certified Silver. This feat befits a museum dedicated to the art and vision of Charles Burchfield, an artist whose love of the natural world was the subject of much of his painting.