1978 Sondra Freckelton Born: Dearborn, Michigan 1936 watercolor and pencil on paper sheet: 44 x 57 5/8 in. (111.8 x 146.3 cm) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of the Sara Roby Foundation 1986.6.32 Not currently on view
Sondra Freckelton began her career as a sculptor working with abstract forms but turned to realist painting in the early 1970s. Her still lifes capture the quiet beauty of domestic, often feminized objects --- quilts, garden implements, housewares, and fresh produce gathered from her own garden in the foothills of the Catskill Mountains. In Harvest, vegetables spill onto an antique quilt, a handmade reminder of the interweaving of generations.
Modern American Realism: The Sara Roby Foundation Collection
Still life - furniture - chair
Still life - furniture - table
Still life - other - cornucopia
Still life - other - linens
Still life - vegetable - cabbage
Still life - vegetable - corn
Still life - vegetable - onion
Still life - vegetable - squash
paint - watercolor
paper - wove paper - arches
About Sondra Freckelton
Born: Dearborn, Michigan 1936
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