Physical Details: Essay : 3 p. : typescript ; 28 x 22 cm.
Creator: Nan Wood Graham (1899-1990)
Description: Nan Wood Graham, sister of painter Grant Wood, gives an account of sitting for his painting Portrait of Nan, describing her wardrobe and accompaniments including a plum and a baby chicken.
Final page is an introduction to the essay.
Forms part of: William Benton papers, 1940-1983
Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined
Citation: The story of my portrait, 1944 July 17. William Benton papers, 1940-1983. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Digital ID: 15802
- Animals in art
- Artists' models
- Portrait painting
- Wood, Grant