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Alma W. Thomas: A Retrospective of the Paintings (1998), Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Letters

Collection Creator:
Thomas, Alma  Search this
Container:
Box 3, Folder 18
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1994-1997
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate copies requires advance notice.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Alma Thomas papers, circa 1894-2001. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Alma Thomas papers
Alma Thomas papers / Series 4: Exhibition Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9c36e2002-4196-41d9-9167-b789c195c414
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-thomalma-ref828

Alma W. Thomas: A Retrospective of the Paintings (1998), Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Letters

Collection Creator:
Thomas, Alma  Search this
Container:
Box 3, Folder 19
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1997-1999
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate copies requires advance notice.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Alma Thomas papers, circa 1894-2001. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Alma Thomas papers
Alma Thomas papers / Series 4: Exhibition Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw929a1167f-ae3e-4d68-85b5-09594f367300
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-thomalma-ref829

Alma W. Thomas: A Retrospective of the Paintings (1998), Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Printed Material

Collection Creator:
Thomas, Alma  Search this
Container:
Box 3, Folder 20
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1998
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate copies requires advance notice.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Alma Thomas papers, circa 1894-2001. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Alma Thomas papers
Alma Thomas papers / Series 4: Exhibition Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw962beb568-1c60-42b7-83aa-b07fc8338386
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-thomalma-ref830

Alma W. Thomas: A Retrospective of the Paintings (1998), Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Printed Material

Collection Creator:
Thomas, Alma  Search this
Container:
Box 3, Folder 21
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1998
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate copies requires advance notice.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Alma Thomas papers, circa 1894-2001. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Alma Thomas papers
Alma Thomas papers / Series 4: Exhibition Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9d711556f-61f1-449b-83bc-208b48d15f20
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-thomalma-ref831

Alma W. Thomas: A Retrospective of the Paintings, Fort Wayne Museum of Art and Columbus Museum, Video Recordings

Collection Creator:
Thomas, Alma  Search this
Extent:
2 Videocassettes (S-VHS)
Container:
Box 3, Folder 26
Type:
Archival materials
Moving Images [31027000830535]
Videocassettes (s-vhs)
Date:
1998-2000
Scope and Contents:
Video recording of the exhibition at the Fort Wayne Museum of Art in 1998; and a video recording of a lecture given by Sachi Yanaru-Rizzo at the opening of the exhibition in Columbus in October 2000.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate copies requires advance notice.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Alma Thomas papers, circa 1894-2001. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Alma Thomas papers
Alma Thomas papers / Series 4: Exhibition Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9c13b7c42-6ea6-4e87-aec8-a3d31a274b5f
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-thomalma-ref836

Fort Wayne Museum of Art

Collection Creator:
Dehner, Dorothy, 1901-1994  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Use requires an appointment and is limited to the Washington, D.C. research facility.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Dorothy Dehner papers, 1920-1987 (bulk 1951-1987). Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Dorothy Dehner papers
Dorothy Dehner papers / Series 2: Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw937612daf-42b0-4e64-ac02-aa3f7489a07c
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-dehndoro-ref202

Fort Wayne Museum of Art

Container:
Box 43 of 55
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2019; Transferring office; 3/2/1988 memorandum, Massa to Fleckner; Contact reference staff for details.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 06-089, Archives of American Art, Departmental Records
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Departmental Records
Departmental Records / Box 43
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-fa06-089-refidd1e14630

Fort Wayne Museum of Art

Collection Creator:
Kainen, Jacob  Search this
Kainen, Ruth Cole.  Search this
Container:
Box 4, Folder 42-44
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1994-2000, undated
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Jacob Kainen papers, 1905-2008, bulk 1940-2001. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Jacob Kainen papers
Jacob Kainen papers / Series 2: Correspondence/Subject Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw98800804e-8f73-4820-81ed-9cdf25ef7643
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-kainjaco-ref141

Fort Wayne Museum of Art

Collection Creator:
Kohlmeyer, Ida, 1912-1997  Search this
Container:
Box 5, Folder 10
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1968-1984
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Ida Kohlmeyer papers, circa 1890-circa 1990s. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Ida Kohlmeyer papers
Ida Kohlmeyer papers / Series 5: Professional Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9485fc072-8561-40b3-96dd-894e1b9ee994
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-kohlida-ref108

Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Indiana Influence (1984 April 15-June 24)

Collection Creator:
Deem, George, 1932-2008  Search this
Container:
Box 14, Folder 50
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 2013
1983-1984
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original material requires an appointment. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
George Deem papers, 1904-2015, bulk 1960-2008. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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George Deem papers
George Deem papers / Series 6: Exhibition Files / Group Shows
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw92e9dc513-f84e-4d02-84e8-13aa2620b23b
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-deemgeor-ref1374

(Reel 796)

Collection Creator:
Dehner, Dorothy, 1901-1994  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 29
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1973-1974
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Use requires an appointment and is limited to the Washington, D.C. research facility.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Dorothy Dehner papers, 1920-1987 (bulk 1951-1987). Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Dorothy Dehner papers
Dorothy Dehner papers / Series 2: Correspondence / Fort Wayne Museum of Art
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9e1c2ab4c-9764-49fa-bd9f-174e07b91b4f
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-dehndoro-ref203

(Reel 829)

Collection Creator:
Dehner, Dorothy, 1901-1994  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 30
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1974
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Use requires an appointment and is limited to the Washington, D.C. research facility.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Dorothy Dehner papers, 1920-1987 (bulk 1951-1987). Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Dorothy Dehner papers
Dorothy Dehner papers / Series 2: Correspondence / Fort Wayne Museum of Art
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw95d641c1b-083d-4a72-8dab-b1b7ac01237b
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-dehndoro-ref204

(Reel 1269)

Collection Creator:
Dehner, Dorothy, 1901-1994  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 31
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1974-1975, undated
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Use requires an appointment and is limited to the Washington, D.C. research facility.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Dorothy Dehner papers, 1920-1987 (bulk 1951-1987). Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Dorothy Dehner papers
Dorothy Dehner papers / Series 2: Correspondence / Fort Wayne Museum of Art
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw966d58cc2-030c-4032-be30-2227225fb91f
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-dehndoro-ref205

Letters

Collection Creator:
Thomas, Alma  Search this
Extent:
0.6 Linear feet (Boxes 1-2)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1930-2001
Scope and Contents:
This series consists primarily of incoming letters from colleagues and art institutions concerning the exhibition of Thomas's work and related activities; there are only three copies of outgoing letters written by Alma Thomas found in the folders for 1972, 1973, and 1977.

There are letters from individuals, galleries, museums, and educational institutions including Franz Bader and Franz Bader Gallery; Adelyn Breeskin and the Smithsonian National Museum of American Art; Harold Hart and Martha Jackson Gallery; Vincent Melzac and the Corcoran Gallery of Art; the Columbus Museum; Howard University Gallery of Art; Fisk University; and Fort Wayne Museum of Art.

Also found are scattered letters from Valliere Auzenne, poet Nathalie J. Cole Johnson, Celine Tabary, and Joshua Taylor. Following Alma Thomas's death, J. Maurice Thomas dealt with the various galleries interested in exhibiting her sister's work and annotated many of the letters in this series.
Arrangement:
Letters are arranged chronologically.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate copies requires advance notice.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Alma Thomas papers, circa 1894-2001. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.thomalma, Series 2
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Alma Thomas papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw98a76380e-13e9-4e99-9721-4c747a0ae751
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-thomalma-ref689

Exhibition Files

Collection Creator:
Thomas, Alma  Search this
Extent:
0.8 Linear feet (Boxes 2-3, OV 7)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1951-2000
Scope and Contents:
Exhibition files document Thomas's solo and group exhibitions through letters, lists of artwork, loan records, receipts, printed material such as clippings, exhibition announcements, and catalogs, and photographs.

Individual correspondents from this series include Franz Bader, David Driskell, and Vincent Melzac. In addition to photographs of installations, there are photographs of Thomas at exhibition openings, including her solo exhibition at the Whitney Museum, and photographs of her pictured with individuals including William Buckner, Jeff Donaldson, David Driskell, James W. Herring, and Vincent Melzac. Also found is a photograph of the 1951 Little Paris Studio Group including Lois Mailou Jones, Celine Tabary, and Thomas.

The file for Alma W. Thomas: A Retrospective of the Paintings contains two video recordings related to this exhibition at two separate locations: the Columbus Museum and the Fort Wayne Museum of Art.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate copies requires advance notice.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Alma Thomas papers, circa 1894-2001. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.thomalma, Series 4
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Alma Thomas papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw99db92f4d-0990-4ef8-a66d-9eb4099204c7
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-thomalma-ref691

Earth Sermon - Beauty, Love And Peace

Artist:
Alma Thomas, American, b. Columbus, Georgia, 1891–1978  Search this
Medium:
Acrylic on canvas
Dimensions:
72 × 52 1/8 in. (182.9 × 132.4 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1971
Credit Line:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, The Martha Jackson Memorial Collection: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. David K. Anderson, 1980
Accession Number:
80.107
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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection
School:
African-American Abstraction/Washington Color School
Data Source:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/py2eedd95d8-2ec8-4ce4-a627-c6b9909c6f42
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:hmsg_80.107

Oriental Garden Concerto

Artist:
Alma Thomas, American, b. Columbus, Georgia, 1891–1978  Search this
Medium:
Acrylic on canvas
Dimensions:
68 1/4 X 54 1/4 IN. (172.9 X 137.4 CM.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1976
Credit Line:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Museum Purchase, 1976
Accession Number:
76.115
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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection
School:
African-American Abstraction/Washington Color School
Data Source:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/py2bc34bd95-ad9f-4fdc-b363-2796a2fde8ab
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:hmsg_76.115

Joe Summerford's Still Life Study

Artist:
Alma Thomas, American, b. Columbus, Georgia, 1891–1978  Search this
Medium:
Oil on fiberboard
Dimensions:
40 × 28 in. (101.6 × 71.1 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1952
Credit Line:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Vincent Melzac, 1976
Accession Number:
76.136
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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection
School:
African-American Abstraction/Washington Color School
Data Source:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/py21b5a84d5-c27b-4935-82fe-7444a99cc662
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:hmsg_76.136

Watusi (Hard Edge)

Artist:
Alma Thomas, American, b. Columbus, Georgia, 1891–1978  Search this
Medium:
Acrylic on canvas
Dimensions:
47 5/8 × 44 1/4 in. (120.9 × 112.1 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1963
Credit Line:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Vincent Melzac, 1976
Accession Number:
76.137
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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection
School:
African-American Abstraction/Washington Color School
Data Source:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/py2b051186e-a2c4-4f58-821f-786e3c6070d7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:hmsg_76.137

Blue and Brown Still Life

Artist:
Alma Thomas, American, b. Columbus, Georgia, 1891–1978  Search this
Medium:
Oil on fiberboard
Dimensions:
23 7/8 × 32 in. (60.6 × 81.3 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1958
Credit Line:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Vincent Melzac, 1976
Accession Number:
76.138
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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection
School:
African-American Abstraction/Washington Color School
Data Source:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/py257919ce6-b10b-403a-b525-9f7fab6d9287
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:hmsg_76.138

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