Oil on canvas board
This is believed to be Marion Morehouse, a successful model, whom Cummings met in 1932 and who remained Cummings' partner the rest of his life. Cummings never married Marion, but when she died in 1969 she was buried under a headstone that read "Marion Morehouse Cummings."
Donor / Restoration Funded By
Virginia Bacheler and Skip Battaglia
16" x 12"
Weak top right corner; worn edges; breaks with some delamination of support; dirty; no frame.
Clean; consolidate edges; make panel tray or sink mat to better support canvas board; new frame.
The Hildegarde Lasell Watson Collection of Artworks by E.E. Cummings