Nan Wood Graham, sister of painter Grant Wood, gives an account of sitting for his painting Portrait of Nan, describing her wardrobe and accompaniments including a plum and a baby chicken. Final page is an introduction to the essay.
The story of my portrait, 1944 July 17. William Benton papers, 1940-1983. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560