This Day in Art History: Wally Hedrick gifted his wife and fellow Bay Area artist Jay DeFeo with a ladder for her birthday. She would later use this ladder to work on her monumental painting The Rose.
Jay DeFeo’s painting ladder, 195-? / unidentified photographer. Jay DeFeo papers, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

This Day in Art History: Wally Hedrick gifted his wife and fellow Bay Area artist Jay DeFeo with a ladder for her birthday. She would later use this ladder to work on her monumental painting The Rose.

Jay DeFeo’s painting ladder, 195-? / unidentified photographer. Jay DeFeo papers, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

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    :3 this is so sweet!
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    Because I adore everything DeFeo.
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