First Oil Painting
"Bowl of Zinnias" c.1939
Oil on corrugated board
20-1/2 inches x 16-3/4 inches
Gift of the artist
c.1939 to Blythe White Rand of Alexandria, Louisiana, descended
directly in the family toWhitfield Jack, Jr., grandson of Mrs.
Rand. The painting is now in the private collection of an anonymous
The Saturday Gallery,
Saint Louis, Missouri, November 17 - December 22, 1952.
The Addison Ripley Gallery, Georgetown, Washington, D.C., September
9 - October 1, 1997.
Look Magazine, June
16, 1953. Photograph of the painting with the artist in her cabin
at Melrose Plantation, Natchitoches, Louisiana. Photographer:
Clarence John Laughlin.