While perusing painter Mary Klein’s blog, I was reminded of two other painters whose work I admire — Morris Graves and Mary Newcomb. I marvel at Graves’ evocative paintings of birds by Morris Graves and flowers, and Mary Newcomb’s unique interpretation of the world around her. There is a fabulous book on Newcomb’s work by Christopher Andreae which is available from time to time. While looking for images of Newcomb’s work I stumbled upon this tribute/obituary. She died this past March at the age of 86.