Harvest

  • Sondra Freckelton, Harvest, 1978, pencil, watercolor, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Sara Roby Foundation, 1986.6.32

Exhibition Label
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
Title
Harvest
Artists
Date
1978
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
sheet: 44 x 57 5/8 in. (111.8 x 146.3 cm)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of the Sara Roby Foundation

Mediums
Classifications
Keywords
  • Still life – vegetable – squash
  • Still life – vegetable – onion
  • Still life – vegetable – cabbage
  • Still life – other – cornucopia
  • Still life – vegetable – corn
  • Still life – furniture – table
  • Still life – furniture – chair
  • Still life – other – linens
Object Number
1986.6.32
Palette
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