Florence Thomas painted many still lifes during her lifetime. This small 16″x20″ painting features some common daisies, peaches, and a metal milk can. These are items that would have been at hand around Florence’s farm in Ashe County during the summer in the mountains.
Did you know some of the Florence Thomas Collection is for sale? This piece is an example of a work that can be purchased at Florence Thomas Art School. Florence Thomas left many of her works to the school that was to be upon her passing. Sales from this collection are used to support her dream of having an art school in Ashe County as well as to further the preservation of the permanent collection of her works, which are a treasure to the High Country.