Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Study for Solitude, c. 1945; charcoal and watercolor on paper, Overall: 15 3/8 x 9 3/4 in. (39.1 x 24.8 cm) Frame: 23 1/4 x 19 1/2 in. (59.1 x 49.5 cm); The Charles Rand Penney Collection of Work by Charles E. Burchfield, 1994
In 1966, Charles Burchfield himself cut the ribbon to open the Burchfield Art Center, located inside Rockwell Hall at Buffalo State College. Today, the Burchfield Penney Art Center (renamed to honor donations from Charles Rand Penney) is the gateway to the campus.