Who is that mysterious cloaked man? Read our blog post today to get the whole story.
In fact, enjoy two artists’ models-themed blog posts for the price of one today, on our blog AND on the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s blog Eye-Level. And be sure to join us for a free gallery talk, June 20 at 4:30 p.m. in the Lawrence A. Fleischman Gallery. This talk will immediately precede Drawing at Dusk!, a Smithsonian American Art Museum program offering the opportunity to sketch from a live model in the Luce Center (americanartluce) within the Donald W. Reynolds Center for American Art and Portraiture.
Mills Thompson posing for Violet Oakley’s Dante window, circa 1911 / unidentified photographer. Violet Oakley papers, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.