Portrait of Mrs. Mildred Cummings

Title

Portrait of Mrs. Mildred Cummings

Creator

Henry Varnum Poor
American, 1887-1970

Date

1944

Description

Mildred Cummings was the wife of Willard (Bill) Cummings, a New England portrait painter, who, together with Henry Varnum Poor and several other artists, founded the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in 1946. Two years later, Cummings traveled with Poor to Penn State, where he served as plasterer for the painting of the murals during the March 1948 session.

Contributor

Palmer Museum of Art, The Pennsylvania State University, Gift of Mrs. Mildred Cummings

Identifier

82.21

Rights

This image is posted publicly for non-profit educational uses, excluding printed publication. Other uses are not permitted.

Format

Oil on canvas; 31-3/4 x 27-3/4 in. (80.6 x 70.5 cm)