Wind Dancing with Spring Flowers

Alma Woodsey Thomas, American, 1891 - 1978

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1969

Acrylic on canvas

Canvas: 50 5/16 × 48 1/16 in. (127.8 × 122.1 cm)

Frame: 51 5/16 × 49 1/8 × 2 3/8 in. (130.3 × 124.8 × 6 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through a gift from Evelyn A. and William B. Jaffe, Class of 1964H, by exchange

2016.5

Geography

Place Made: United States, North America

Period

20th century

Object Name

Painting

Research Area

Painting

Not on view

Inscriptions

Signed and dated, lower right: A. W. Thomas / '69

Course History

AAAS 67.5, GEOG 21.01, Black Consciousness and Black Feminisms, Abigail Neely, Winter 2019

Exhibition History

Alma W. Thomas: Everything is Beautiful, Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, Virginia, July 9-October 3, 2021; The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC, October 30, 2021-January 23, 2022; Frist Art Museum, Nashville, Tennesee, February 22-May 22, 2022; The Columbus Museum, Columbus, Georgia, July 1-September 25, 2022.

The Expanding Universe of Postwar Art, Northeast Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 26-December 1, 2019.

Publication History

John R. Stomberg, The Hood Now: Art and Inquiry at Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 2019, p. 181, ill. plate no. 112.

Cover, Humanities: The Magazine of the National Endowment for the Humanities, Winter 2022, 43, no. 1

Provenance

The artist; Vincent Malzac (1914-1989), date unknown; Estate of Vincent Melzac, 1989; Connersmith, Washington, D.C., date unknown; sold to present collection, 2016.

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