5 september 1968 & alma thomas: recent paintings solo exhibition @franz bader gallery take 2
#OTD 5 September 1968 Alma Thomas had at least 16 paintings and watercolors in her solo exhibition at the Franz Bader Gallery from 3 September to 21 September. The pieces included:
Advent of Spring
Birth of Beauty
Burst of Fall
Suddenly It's Spring
Symphony of Azaleas
Unframed Watercolor - untitled
All of these works of art were purchased during the exhibit--primarily by Washingtonians.
Your comments are welcome below. Did you, family members or neighbors purchase one of Thomas' paintings or watercolors? Did you attend the exhibition? Did you purchase one of the paintings or watercolors? Did you know Alma Thomas? Did you know Franz Bader? What do you remember about the gallery? Do you have photographs, posters, invitations and other material from the exhibition? You may comment privately here.
Photo source: Smithsonian Archives of American Art, Alma Thomas Papers, Box 5, Folder 36, Alma Thomas: Recent Paintings (1968), Franz Bader Gallery, 1968. Ida Jervis, photographer, c1968.
The Alma Thomas Papers have been digitized. Check out the collection online with the above link.