Flora Baum in Coat and Hat, Seated, Full Figure and Head Views, 1904
Charcoal drawing on paper, irregular dimensions
ll: “W. T. Trego,” dated lr: “1904”
Another example of Flora Baum posing for Trego, in this case wearing her own
street clothes. For several years Flora was Trego's favorite model. The artist seems to have taken delight in the company of Walter Baum and his wife, Flora.
sketch is one of several rescued by Walter E. Baum from Trego’s studio after
his death. It passed to Baum’s son, Robert “Bert” Baum, and from him to the
The paper is discolored and brittle. There are
smudges, creases, water stains, and losses along the margins.
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