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Portrait of Bliss Carman

This unlocated painting is known through a photograph in The Pall Mall Magazine ca. 1900. Dawson-Watson completed this painting while Bliss Carman was composing the poem “Daisies.”

The first two lines of the poem are inscribed at the bottom of the frame:

Over the shoulders and slopes of the dune,
I saw the white daisies go down to the sea

Frame: Hand-carved frame by the artist
Size: unknown
Date: ca. mid 1890s
Signed: Dawson-Watson (lower right)
Catalogue #: U.1896.1
Exhibition History:
-An Exhibition of Paintings, Engravings and other work by Mr. Dawson-Watson, The City Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri, November 1912.