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Flowers of Silk

Dawson-Watson was awarded Hors de Concours in the Group 1 Texas Wildflowers category for his painting Flowers of Silk in the 1928 San Antonio Competitive Exhibition. The painting was originally exhibited in the artist’s hand-carved frame.

Size: 40 x 30 in. (101.6 x 76.2 cm)
Date: 1928
Signed: Dawson-Watson / 28. (lower right)
Catalogue #: P.1928.3
-The John L. Nau III Collection of Texas Art; Houston-Texas
-The Artist
-A.C. Cook, Fort Worth, Texas
Exhibition History:
-The San Antonio Competitive Exhibition, Witte Memorial Museum, San Antonio, Texas, Feb 4-Feb 28, 1928.
-The Hock Shop Collection: Rediscovering Texas Artists of the Past, The Meadows Gallery, The Center for the Visual Arts, Jan 24-Mar 6, 1998.
-Texas Impressionism: Branding with Brushstroke and Color, 1885-1935, Panhandle Plains Historical Museum, Canyon, Texas, May 7-Sept 4, 2012, The Witte Museum, San Antonio, Texas, June 15-Sept 8, 2013.