Coni Minneci , Madame Yevonde (1911-1975), 2003-2006; oil on panel, 9 x 12 inches; Courtesy of the Artist
A successful British photographer, she dressed her clients as Mythological Creatures and Goddesses. So her pear was donned with jewels, befitting some mysterious subject.
"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.