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ca. 1890
56.6 x 79.7 cm
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of John Gellatly

The fluid application of paint lovingly describes these flowers, of which a critic said, "A bowl of roses in Thayer's hands becomes more than a flower-piece; it is a glimpse into the very center of beauty."