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    Wind, Sunshine and Flowers

    • Artist: Alma W. Thomas, American, 1895-1978
    • Medium: Acrylic on canvas
    • Dates: 1968
    • Dimensions: 71 3/4 x 51 7/8 in. (182.2 x 131.8 cm)  (show scale)
    • Signature: Lower right: "A W Thomas / '68"
    • Inscriptions: Verso labels: 1) "Martha Jackson Gallery/ 32 East 69 St, NY, 10021/ Alma Thomas/ Wind Sunshine and Flowers/ medium Ac/ c. size 72x52/ Date 1968" 2) "Corcoran Museum of Art/ Exhibition: Alma Thomas Retrospective/ Dates Sept 8- Oct 15, 1972/ Lender: The Artist"
    • Collections:Contemporary Art
    • Museum Location: This item is on view in American Identities: A New Look, Modern Life, 5th Floor
    • Accession Number: 76.120
    • Credit Line: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. David K. Anderson
    • Rights Statement: © Estate of Alma W. Thomas
    • Caption: Alma W. Thomas (American, 1895-1978). Wind, Sunshine and Flowers, 1968. Acrylic on canvas, 71 3/4 x 51 7/8 in. (182.2 x 131.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. David K. Anderson, 76.120. © Estate of Alma W. Thomas
    • Image: overall, 76.120_PS2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2009
    • Record Completeness: Good (78%)
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    21:20 08/2/2008
    can't tell anything from this terrible photo
    01:47 08/17/2008
    Hi spiceytaco --
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