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Dorothea Whitcraft

Dorothea Whitcraft

Sitter: Dorothea Fricke Whitcraft (1899 - 1969)

Artist: Nils Hogner (1893 - 1970)

Department: Art
Date: 1930
Medium: oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Image: 29 13/16 × 25 3/8 in. (75.7 × 64.5 cm)
Frame: 34 × 29 × 1 3/8 in. (86.4 × 73.7 × 3.5 cm)
Classification: Painting
Credit Line: Albuquerque Museum, gift of Mrs. Mary Fricke, Fern Dahlberg Johnson and Mrs. E. Howard Pepper
Object number: PC1972.25.1
DescriptionBlond hair, blue eyes, adult woman with hands folded on lap. Wearing Ivory hat with brim trimmed in navy blue. Ivory blouse, navy suit jacket, silver necklace with turquoise stone, silver ring with turquoise stone. Background: abstract pastel colors, with green wood chair; dark vase with paint brushes.
Not on view
Label Text:Dorothea Fricke Whitcraft was a permanent member of the Museum Board and received the Albuquerque Museum Association's first lifetime membership. "I wanted to make good art available not only to the students but to the people in the city," Whitcraft noted.