Catherine Howe (b. 1959), River's Edge II, 1989; oil on canvas, 72 x 60 inches; Gift of Lisa Thaler, 2011
After Willem de Kooning's Door to the River, 1960 and Robert Henri’s On River's Edge
"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.